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. Wordsworth Editions Ltd. Bantam Classics. In the fast-paced narrative style that was his trademark, Dumas pitches us straight into the action. Introduction and Notes by Keith Wren. Some thirty-five years on, the bonds of comradeship are under strain as they end up on different sides in a power struggle that may undermine the young Louis XIV and change the face of the French monarchy.
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