Shopping cart
Alexandre Dumas - The Man in the Iron Mask (Wordsworth Classics) - 9781840224351 - KTJ0004191
Stock image for illustration purposes only - book cover, edition or condition may vary.

The Man in the Iron Mask (Wordsworth Classics)

€ 4.99
FREE Delivery in Ireland
Description for The Man in the Iron Mask (Wordsworth Classics) Paperback. For years a young man known only as Philippe has languished in the Bastille, ignorant of the crime for which he has been condemned, until a visitor reveals the circumstances of his imprisonment. It is a story of concealed identity, dishonour and treachery that could destroy the French monarchy. Series Editor(s): Carabine, Dr. Keith. Series: Wordsworth Classics. Num Pages: 656 pages. BIC Classification: FC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 195 x 129 x 37. Weight in Grams: 422.

With an Introduction and Notes by Keith Wren, University of Kent at Canterbury.

The Man in the Iron Mask is the final episode in the cycle of novels featuring Dumas' celebrated foursome of D'Artagnan, Athos, Porthos and Aramis, who first appeared in The Three Musketeers. 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.

In the fast-paced narrative style that was his trademark, Dumas pitches us straight into the action. What is ... Read more

Dumas, the master storyteller, keeps us reading until the climactic scene in the grotto of Locmaria, a fitting conclusion to the epic saga of the musketeers.

Show Less

Product Details

Publication date
Wordsworth Editions
Wordsworth Classics
Number of Pages
Place of Publication
Herts, United Kingdom
Shipping Time
Usually ships in 2 to 4 working days

About Alexandre Dumas
Alexandre Dumas (pere) (1802-1870) was the son of a distinguished General in the Republican Army. Interested in writing from an early age, Dumas left for Paris where he found work in the household of the Duc D'Orleans. He soon found success writing historical plays and gained important friendships, money and the Librarianship of the Palais Royale. By 1832 his plays ... Read more

Reviews for The Man in the Iron Mask (Wordsworth Classics)

Goodreads reviews for The Man in the Iron Mask (Wordsworth Classics)

Subscribe to our newsletter

News on special offers, signed editions & more!