This vintage book contains Alexandre Dumas's historical chronicle "Massacres of the South - 1551-1815". It was first published as part of his eight-volume series "Celebrated Crimes" (1839-40), and recounts the fascinating story of the brutal battles fought in the south of France and Spain over two and a half centuries in the name of religion. A bloody story of reaction and reaction, revenge and retaliation, "Massacres of the South - 1551-1815" is highly recommended for those with an interest in European history, and is not to be missed by fans of Dumas's seminal work. Alexandre Dumas (1802-1870) was a famous French writer. He is best remembered for his exciting romantic sagas, including "The Three Musketeers" and "The Count of Monte Cristo". Despite making a great deal of money from his writing, Dumas was almost perpetually penniless thanks to his decidedly extravagant lifestyle. His novels have been translated into nearly a hundred different languages, and have inspired over 200 motion pictures. Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing this antiquarian book in an affordable, modern, high-quality edition complete with a specially commissioned new biography of the author.
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|Size: ||582 KB|
|Publisher: ||White Press|
|Date published: || 2015|
|ISBN: ||9781473376069 (DRM-EPUB)|
|Read Aloud: ||not allowed|