Louise De La Vallière

Louise De La Vallière

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Louise de la Vallière is the middle section of The Vicomte de Bragelonne, or, Ten Years After. Against a tender love story, Dumas continues the suspense which began with The Vicomte de Bragelonne and will end with The Man in the Iron Mask. Set during the reign of Louis XIV and filled with behind-the-scenes intrigue, the novel brings the aging Musketeers and d'Artagnan out of retirement to face an impending crisis within the royal court of France. This new edition of the classic English translation is richly annotated and places Dumas's invigorating tale in its historical and cultural context.

About the Series: For over 100 years Oxford World's Classics has made available the broadest spectrum of literature from around the globe. Each affordable volume reflects Oxford's commitment to scholarship, providing the most accurate text plus a wealth of other valuable features, including expert introductions by leading authorities, voluminous notes to clarify the text, up-to-date bibliographies for further study, and much more.


Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, [2009]
ISBN: 9780199538454
019953845X
Branch Call Number: FICTION DUMAS
Characteristics: xxx, 733 p. ; 20 cm
Additional Contributors: Coward, David

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Feb 22, 2010

Not I, for i must return to Blois. All this gilded elegance of the court, all the intrigues, disgust me. i am no longer a young man who can make his terms with the meanness of the present day. i have read in the great Book of God many things too beautiful and too comprehensive to take any interest in the little trifling phrases which these men whisper among themselves when they wish to deceive others.

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