The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas

The Three Musketeers

The D'Artagnan Romances #1

Alexandre Dumas with Jacques Le Clercq (Translator)

640 pages first pub 1844 (editions)

fiction classics historical adventurous funny medium-paced

Description

First published in 1844, Alexandre Dumas's swashbuckling epic chronicles the adventures of D'Artagnan, a gallant young nobleman who journeys to Paris in 1625 hoping to join the ranks of musketeers guarding Louis XIII. He soon finds himself fightin...

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Community Reviews Summary of 11,376 reviews

Moods

adventurous 98%
funny 50%
lighthearted 34%
mysterious 22%
tense 19%
emotional 16%
challenging 14%
inspiring 9%
dark 8%
hopeful 6%
relaxing 6%
informative 4%
reflective 4%
sad 4%

Pace

medium 53%
slow 25%
fast 21%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 52% | Plot: 35% | Character: 11%

Strong character development?

No: 41% | Yes: 37% | It's complicated: 18% | N/A: 1%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 68% | It's complicated: 18% | No: 12%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 77% | Yes: 15% | It's complicated: 5% | N/A: 1%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 40% | No: 35% | It's complicated: 21% | N/A: 2%

Average rating

3.94

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