The Fencing Master – Life in Russia by Alexandre Dumas
This antiquarian book contains Alexandre Dumas’s 1840 novel, “The Fencing Master – Life in Russia”.
“The Fencing Master – Life in Russia” is primarily a chronicle of Dumas’s time spent traveling in Russia, and is highly recommended for those with an interest in his life and work. This fascinating account constitutes a must-read for fans of Dumas’s work, and would make for a great addition to any bookshelf.
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. His novels have since been translated into nearly a hundred different languages, and have inspired over two hundred motion pictures. Prolific in several genres, Dumas began his career by writing plays, which were successfully produced from the first. He also wrote numerous magazine articles and travel books; with his published works totalling over 100,000 pages.
Many vintage texts such as “The Fencing Master – Life in Russia” 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 ‘The Fencing Master – Life in Russia’, 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.