Louise De La Valliere by Alexandre Dumas
This vintage book contains Alexandre Dumas’s 1849 historical novel, “Louise De La Valliere”.
The third installment of the final episode in the D’Artagnan Romances, it continues the narrative that started with “The Vicomte de Bragelonne” and “Ten Years Later”. Louis XIV is desperate to solidify his position as absolute ruler of France. Impending turmoil forces the Musketeers and d’Artagnan to come out of retirement, but is it for the right reasons? A fantastic continuation of Dumas’s famous saga, “Louise De La Valliere” constitutes a must-read for fans of his work, and would make for a worthy addition to any collection.
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 extravagant lifestyle. The works of Alexandre Dumas have since been translated into nearly a hundred different languages, and have inspired over two hundred motion pictures.
Many vintage texts such as “Louise De La Valliere” are becoming increasingly rare and expensive, and it is with this in mind that we are republishing this volume now, in an affordable, modern, high-quality edition. It comes complete with a specially commissioned new biography of the author.
Here, at Alexandre Dumas Works, you can find the best of this of this scintillating author’s historical novels, essays, plays, and travel books.
Through republishing works such as ‘Louise De La Valliere’, it is hoped that the writing of this most widely read of French authors, can continue to delight – almost two centuries after its initial publication.