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By Alexandre Dumas

The 3 Musketeers is a unique by means of Alexandre Dumas. Set within the seventeenth century, it recounts the adventures of a tender guy named d'Artagnan after he leaves domestic to commute to Paris, to affix the Musketeers of the defend. D'Artagnan isn't one of many musketeers of the name; these being his associates Athos, Porthos and Aramis, inseparable associates who dwell by way of the motto "all for one, one for all", a motto that is first placed forth by way of d'Artagnan. In style, the 3 Musketeers is essentially a old novel and event. in spite of the fact that Dumas additionally usually works into the plot a variety of injustices, abuses and absurdities of the ancien regime, giving the unconventional an extra political element at a time whilst the controversy in France among republicans and monarchists was once nonetheless fierce. the tale used to be first serialized from March to July 1844, throughout the July monarchy, 4 years prior to the French Revolution of 1848 violently demonstrated the second one Republic. The author's father, Thomas-Alexandre Dumas were a widely known normal in France's Republican military throughout the French innovative wars. even supposing variations are inclined to painting d'Artagnan and the 3 musketeers as heroes, the radical portrays much less attractive characters, who're prepared to devote violence over mild insults and during unquestioning loyalty to the king and queen, and deal with their servants and meant social inferiors with contempt and violence.

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