What are the best Dumas' works?

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    #1The Count of Monte Cristo

    The Count of Monte Cristo
    The Count of Monte Cristo is written by French author Alexandre Dumas, which is about a man who wanted revenge against those who framed and jailed him for a crime he did not commit. 

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    Jorge Luis Galindo
    Written on May 15, 2018
    "Flink Wimperman, our expert music producer/Cadbury Egg Guru, walked in the office while I was reading this monster and said, "I read this book while I was in beautician school. It's not as good as Fifty Shades Of Grey. By the way, where is the rest of it?" Apparently this is the abridged version which must mean that the actual book is about 15 million pages long and would take five thousand lifetimes to read. I'm gonna need a cup of coffee."
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    #2The Black Tulip

    The Black Tulip

    The Black Tulip is novel about Cornelius van Baerl a grower who has his mind set on growing the perfect specimen of the Tulip Negra and the challenges he has had to face along with his journey of growing the flower. 


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    Abel Salas
    Written on March 18, 2018
    "If you like reading the classics then you will probably enjoy this book. If you haven't yet read The Three Musketeers or even The Count of Monte Cristo, then I would suggest starting there, but if you have, and you enjoyed them, then you will like The Black Tulip as well. It is a surprisingly exciting love story with a conniving villain. "
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    #3The Three Musketeers

    The Three Musketeers
    The Three Musketeers is a classic novel by French writer Alexandre Dumas. It tells the story of D'Artaganan, a musketeer in training, and his friends Athos, Porthos, and Aramis. This book popularized the phrase "one for all and all for one."

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    Scott Fernandez
    Written on March 16, 2018
    "This is a classic book. I have always heard about the three musketeers when I was a child and had even watched the movie. The book gives details of each of the three musketeers and how they ended up being together to fight injustice. The author had done justice to each character and has kept the story intact and holds the reader's attention throughout the book. Recommended."
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    #4The Man in the Iron Mask

    The Man in the Iron Mask

    The Man in the Iron Mask is a continuation of the heroes from Alexandre Dumas' The Three Musketeers specifically Aramis, a musketeer-turned-priest, who was imprisoned for reasons that were kept a secret to him. 


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    Song Zhao
    Written on March 26, 2018
    "The Man in the Iron Mask is a great work by Alexandre Dumas. It is the story of one of the Three Musketeers, Aramis, who became a priest and was then imprisoned."
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    #5The Forty-Five Guardsmen

    The Forty-Five Guardsmen

    The Forty-five Guardsmen is the final book from the series "Valois Romances". This story is set six years after the famed "Duel of the Mignons" between the favorites of the courts of King Henry III and Henry the Duke of Guise.


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    Amalia Martínez
    Written on March 24, 2018
    "I enjoyed this adventure story a lot. There are some very complex characters and plots. I am reading through this entire series and really enjoyed this one. "
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    #6Joseph Balsamo

    Joseph Balsamo

    Alexander Dumas' Joseph Balsamo, features one of the strangest characters in literature, Cagliostro, an alchemist, conspirator, and Freemason, Balsamo figures prominently in the eventual downfall of the French monarchy.


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    Timothy Martinez
    Written on March 23, 2018
    "Joseph Balsamo is a quite interesting book that I did not expect to impress. I'm glad I picked it up."
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    #7The Queen's Necklace

    The Queen's Necklace

    "The Queen's Necklace" dramatizes an unsavory incident in the 1780s at the court of King Louis XVI of France involving the King's wife, Marie Antoinette who had a reputation was already tarnished by gossip and scandal.


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    Alberto Campos
    Written on March 26, 2018
    "Great book if you fancy period pieces. Set in the 1780's under Kin Luis's rule, this story follows his wife, Mary Antoinette, who was undoubtedly blamed for the crime of a stolen necklace. This story describes and brings to life the details that eventually lead to the French Revolution. Excellent read if you like historical reads. "
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    #8Louise de la Vallière (Oxford World's Classics)

    Louise de la Vallière (Oxford World's Classics)
    Louise de la Vallière is the middle section of The Vicomte de Bragelonne, or, Ten Years After. Against a tender love story, Dumas continues the suspense which began with The Vicomte de Bragelonne and will end with The Man in the Iron Mask

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    Amy Willis
    Written on March 20, 2018
    "The best Dumas' works was what I wanted. I found Louis de la Valliere (Oxford World's Classics) after a quick search. It continues off the from his earlier work, and is the middle section of his series. Great choice."
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    #9The Last Cavalier: Being the Adventures of Count Sainte-Hermine in the Age of Napoleon

    The Last Cavalier: Being the Adventures of Count Sainte-Hermine in the Age of Napoleon

    The Last Cavalier: Being the Adventures of Count Sainte-Hermine in the Age of Napoleon, the last novel of Alexandre Dumas—lost for 125 years in the archives of the National Library in Paris—completes the oeuvre that Dumas imagined at the outset of his literary career.


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    Carol Wheeler
    Written on March 16, 2018
    "This isn't anything special that's really creative. I think personally this material and technology is okay but it's just nothing amazing"
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    #10The Knight of Maison-Rouge (The Marie Antoinette Romances)

    The Knight of Maison-Rouge (The Marie Antoinette Romances)
    The Knight of Maison-Rouge is an exhilarating tale of selflessness, love, and honor under the shadow of the guillotine. Dumas here is at the very height of his powers, and with this first and only modern translation, readers can once again ride with the Knight of Maison-Rouge.

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    Heather Delgado
    Written on March 19, 2018
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