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Alexandre Dumas - Biography & Works


Ten Years Later

The Count of Monte Cristo

The Three Musketeers

Alexandre DumasAlexandre Dumas is one of the most famous French writers of the 19th century. He was born on July 24, 1802 in Villers-Cotteręts, France.

During his lifetime Alexandre Dumas wrote hundreds of plays, novels, travel diaries, children's stories, and even a culinary dictionary. Dumas started several magazines and wrote in them weekly. Dumas collaborated with many other writers, while working on his novels and plays.

Dumas wrote many historical novels full of adventures and heroic actions. His novels were historically inaccurate, in order to serve the purpose of his plots and create great stories.

The Three Musketeers and The Count of Monte Cristo are the best known novels written by Alexandre Dumas published here at our literature collection.

Alexandre Dumas died in Puys, on December 5, 1870.

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