Le Chevalier de Sainte-Hermine

Lucretia Again posted this great news. A new Alexandre Dumas novel has been found and it to be published.

Believed to be the great writer’s last work, The Knight of Sainte-Hermine – a swashbuckling tale of derring-do in the finest Dumas tradition – has not been heard of since 1869, the year before the author’s death, when it was published in instalments in a French newspaper called Le Moniteur Universal.

I’ll admit I’ve never actually read The Three Muskateers, although I’ve seen numerous film & TV versions but I loved The Count of Monte Christo.

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1 response on Le Chevalier de Sainte-Hermine

  1. Susan,

    Dumas has never been considered literature, so there is much to like! I hope you will read The Three Musketeers at some point (it is even better in French) because it is fabulous. I have read it several times. Dumas wrote an incredible quantity of stuff, but must have edited this one carefully, because it is of very high quality, yet gripping. It has a wonderful evil anti heroine, too. One might think it was literature – but don't let that stop you!

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