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Maquet, Auguste 1813-1888

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Most widely held works by Auguste Maquet
The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas( Book )

157 editions published between 1845 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 2,444 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thrown in prison for a crime he has not committed, Edmond Dantes is confined to the grim fortress of If. There he learns of a great hoard of treasure hidden on the isle of Monte Cristo and he becomes determined not only to escape, but also to plot the destruction of the three men responsible for his incarceration. Dumas' epic tale of suffering and retribution, inspired by a real-life case of wrongful imprisonment, was a huge popular success when it was first serialized in the 1840's.--Back Cover
Twenty years after by Alexandre Dumas( Book )

152 editions published between 1800 and 2005 in 5 languages and held by 1,622 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A novel of the regency of Anne of Austria. For other editions, see Author Catalog
The three musketeers by Alexandre Dumas( Book )

109 editions published between 1844 and 2009 in 8 languages and held by 1,023 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young D'Artagnan has only one ambition, to be a King's Musketeer some day. With this dream he arrives in Paris. Monsieur de Treville, however, makes him a member of the King's Guards, and promises that if he proves his worth he can become a Musketeer one day. Meanwhile D'Artagnan befriends Athos, Porthos and Aramis, three Musketeers, and also falls in love with the beautiful Constance Bonacieux. She is Queen Anne of France's linen maid
The queen's necklace by Alexandre Dumas( Book )

96 editions published between 1849 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 946 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sequel to Memoirs of a physician
Chicot the jester by Alexandre Dumas( Book )

104 editions published between 1846 and 1995 in 3 languages and held by 834 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fraternal royal strife roils the court of Henry III. Tragically caught between the millstones of history are the gallant Count de Bussy and the woman he adores, la Dame de Monsoreau
Marguerite de Valois by Alexandre Dumas( Book )

66 editions published between 1850 and 1969 in 3 languages and held by 733 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During religious wars in France, Marguerite de Valois, a Catholic, marries Henry de Navarre, a Protestant and the future king
The knight of Maison-Rouge : a novel of Marie Antoinette by Alexandre Dumas( Book )

113 editions published between 1846 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 709 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When The Moviegoer, an extraordinary first novel by an unknown Louisiana author, won the National Book Award in 1962, it marked the arrival of an exceptional literary talent. With his five successive novels and his wide-ranging philosophical and occasional essays, Walker Percy shored up his reputation as one of America's greatest writers - an ironic moralist and perhaps the shrewdest chronicler of life in the New South. Yet even by the time of his death in 1990, little was known about this intensely private man. Based on extensive interviews, written with access to Percy's letters and manuscripts, Jay Tolson has fashioned the first major biography of the writer, an authoritative portrait that brings Percy alive as it illuminates his distinguished body of work. We see Percy's life and his brilliant career against the background of the American South, whose colorful and tragic history is rooted deeply in the hearts and minds of its most talented sons and daughters. With a novelist's eye for character and the judgment of an informed critic, Tolson captures the lifelong drama of genius, always attentive to its artistic, psychological and spiritual dimensions. Percy was the scion of a proud, honorable and accomplished family, a clan haunted by a crippling streak of melancholy that issued repeatedly in suicides, including the self-inflicted deaths of Walker Percy's father and grandfather. Tolson depicts the struggle of Percy's life and the heroism with which he battled his family demons (and his own tubercular condition) and worked his way toward a writing career. Here is the young Percy in the days after his father's death, traveling with his brother and his mother (who would soon die herself, in mysterious circumstances) from his childhood home of Birmingham, Alabama, to Athens, Georgia, and then on to Greenville, Mississippi, and the sprawling house of his Uncle Will. Adopted at 16 by this remarkable "bachelor-poet-lawyer-planter," the most important single influence on the future author's life, Percy came to maturity in what he later described as an "all-male household visited regularly by other poets, politicians, psychiatrists, sociologists, black preachers, folk singers, Civil Rights leaders and itinerant guitar players." We follow Percy as he travels north to New York, where he attended medical school and - with the help of a psychiatrist - began to make sense of his complex family legacy. Tolson details Percy's movement toward the Catholic Church, his first struggles as a writer, his early involvement with the publishing world, the steady support of his friend and fellow writer Shelby Foote, and a demanding apprenticeship under the supervision of the gifted novelist Caroline Gordon and her husband, the late Allen Tate. Percy emerged an altogether distinctive writer: a Catholic artist who, like Flannery O'Connor, worked in a predominantly Protestant culture; an heir to the literary traditions of the Southern Renaissance who adopted the strategies of modern European fiction and philosophy to forge his own narrative art. Tolson guides us through the creation of both the unpublished and published novels - from The Charterhouse through The Thanatos Syndrome - as well as the philosophical works that underlie and complement Percy's fiction. The biographer shows us how the demands of his work were eased by rich friendships, including those with fellow writers Thomas Merton, Eudora Welty and Robert Coles. We learn also about a marriage of abiding strength, and of the love and care that Percy and his wife Bunt gave to the raising of their two daughters, one of them all but deaf from birth. Above all, we see the man in all his shifting moods, "the gracious, easy, almost avuncular manner straining against a powerful, furious intensity, an almost furious energy." Here is the dark tragedy, the humor, and the hard-earned wisdom of a life whose outward calm concealed an internal drama - an unrelenting fight against hopelessness and despair. Percy's story is that of a writer and moralist who made enduring art out of his search for truth
Queen Margot, or, Marguerite de Valois by Alexandre Dumas( Book )

57 editions published between 1845 and 1991 in 4 languages and held by 464 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La Reine Margot (1845) is a novel of suspense and drama which recreates the violent world of intrigue, murder and duplicity of the French Renaissance
The Vicomte de Bragelonne by Alexandre Dumas( Book )

44 editions published between 1851 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 447 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It is May 1660 and the fate of nations is at stake. Mazarin plots, Louis XIV is in love, and Raoul de Bragelonne, son of Athos, is intent on serving France and winning the heart of Louise de la Valliere. D'Artagnan, meanwhile, is perplexed by a mysterious stranger, and soon he learns that his old comrades already have great projects in hand
Ange Pitou by Alexandre Dumas( Book )

61 editions published between 1800 and 1989 in French and English and held by 423 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A novel of the fall of Louis XVI and his royal family
The man in the iron mask by Alexandre Dumas( Book )

23 editions published between 1880 and 1967 in English and held by 368 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A bishop, knowing that King Louis XIV of France has a twin brother who has been imprisoned in the Bastille for eight years, schemes to place the twin on the throne. An abridged, cartoon version
The Chevalier d'Harmental by Alexandre Dumas( Book )

54 editions published between 1846 and 1999 in English and French and held by 316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The novel is set in 1718, and its subject is a conspiracy against the regency of Philippe d'Orléans, who led France during the infancy of Louis XV" -- Wikipedia
Memoirs of a physician by Alexandre Dumas( Book )

20 editions published between 1879 and 1908 in English and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The forty-five guardsmen by Alexandre Dumas( Book )

16 editions published between 1900 and 1910 in English and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A true sequel to "La Dame de Monsoreau." It concerns the revenge of Diane de Méridor upon the Duc d'Anjou for his base betrayal of Bussy d'Amboise. Historically it commences with the execution of Salcède and the arrival of the Forty-Five at Paris, and deals with the Guise intrigues, the campaign of Anjou in Flanders and his death. Period 1584-85." -- Goodreads website
The memoirs of a physician by Alexandre Dumas( Book )

16 editions published between 1850 and 2009 in English and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marie Antoinette arrives in Paris, carrying in her wake "man of the people" Steven Gilbert and the aristocratic Andrée de Taverney (later Comtesse de Charney) and Philip de Taverney (later Chevalier de Maison Rouge). The magus Joseph Balsamo bends his efforts to the destruction of the monarchy. Features Jean Jacques Rousseau and briefly, Jean Paul Marat as characters
Le vicomte de Bragelonne; ou, Dix ans plus tard; complément des Trois mousquetaires et de Vingt ans après by Alexandre Dumas( Book )

27 editions published between 1800 and 1898 in French and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Les quarante-cinq by Alexandre Dumas( Book )

26 editions published between 1847 and 1979 in French and English and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sylvandire : a romance of the reign of Louis XIV by Alexandre Dumas( Book )

27 editions published between 1843 and 1926 in English and French and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This novel meanders through the romance of Versailles and of King Louis XIV in his later years, lending a dynamic and rich landscape in which to learn about the different moods that each one of his mistress lent to the Court at Versailles and beyond
Joseph Balsamo by Alexandre Dumas( Book )

27 editions published between 1893 and 1990 in French and English and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Joseph Balsamo begins with a meeting in the dead of night high in the mountains as a group of robed and hooded freemasons from around the world meet to plot the fall of the French Monarchy (it's actually more complicated than that, but I'm not going to try to put it into words). The leader of this group, Joseph Balsamo, then takes shelter in a storm at the impoverished household of the Baron de Taverney and his daughter Andrée and things then become very mysterious indeed. How is it the younger Balsamo can recall incidents from Taverney's younger days as if he had been there himself? What mysterious hold does Balsamo have over the beauteous Andrée that he can command her actions with a wave of his hand? How is it that when the party of Marie Antoinette stops at Taverney Balsamo provides a sumptuous repast replete with gold plate out of thin air? After this, the story switches to Paris and Versailles with the intrigues and shenanigans of Louis XV's mistress Madame DuBarry as she connives to have an elderly Baroness agree to present her at court, Balsamo's wife begging sanctuary at a nunnery (very creepy), the wedding procession of Marie Antoinette, Balsamo's mentor's efforts to find the secret to eternal life (the final ingredient needed being the most costly of all) and ending in one heck of a cliff hanger as a fireworks display goes awry and puts Andrée in harm's way with only one person to save her.." -- Amazon.ca
Ten years later by Alexandre Dumas( Book )

8 editions published between 1889 and 2012 in English and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As 1661 approaches, Princess Henrietta of England arrives for her marriage, and throws the court of France into complete disorder
 
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