The Resource The Red Sphinx; or, The comte de Moret : a sequel to the Three Musketeers, (electronic resource)

The Red Sphinx; or, The comte de Moret : a sequel to the Three Musketeers, (electronic resource)

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The Red Sphinx; or, The comte de Moret : a sequel to the Three Musketeers
Title
The Red Sphinx; or, The comte de Moret
Title remainder
a sequel to the Three Musketeers
Title variation
  • Red Sphinx
  • Comte de Moret
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Language
eng
Summary
For the first time in English in over a century comes a new translation of the forgotten sequel to Dumas' The Three Musketeers, continuing the dramatic tale of Cardinal Richelieu and his implacable enemies. In 1844, Alexandre Dumas published The Three Musketeers, a novel so famous and still so popular today that it scarcely needs introduction. Shortly thereafter he wrote a sequel, Twenty Years After, that resumed the adventures of his swashbuckling heroes. Later, toward the end of his career, Dumas wrote The Red Sphinx, another direct sequel to The Three Musketeers that begins not twenty years later but a mere twenty days afterward. The Red Sphinx picks up right where the Three Musketeers left off, continuing the stories of Cardinal Richelieu, Queen Anne, and King Louis XIII - and introducing a charming new hero, the Comte de Moret, a real historical figure from the period. A young cavalier newly arrived in Paris, Moret is an illegitimate son of the former king and thus half-brother to King Louis. The French Court seethes with intrigue as king, queen, and cardinal all vie for power, and young Moret soon finds himself up to his handsome neck in conspiracy, danger - and passionate romance. Dumas wrote seventy-five chapters of The Red Sphinx for serial publication but never finished it, and so the novel languished for almost a century before its first book publication in France in 1946. While Dumas never completed the book, he had earlier written a separate novella, The Dove, that recounted the final adventures of Moret and Cardinal Richelieu. Now for the first time, in one cohesive narrative, The Red Sphinx and The Dove make a complete and satisfying story line - a rip-roaring novel of historical adventure, heretofore unknown to English-language readers, by the great Alexandre Dumas, king of the swashbucklers
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Midwest
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1802-1870
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Dumas, Alexandre
Dewey number
843/.7
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Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
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Read by John Lee
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  • Ellsworth, Lawrence
  • Lee, John Rafter
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  • Dumas, Alexandre
  • Richelieu, Armand Jean du Plessis
  • Anne
  • Moret, Antoine de Bourbon
  • Louis
  • Cardinals
  • Swordsmen
  • Courts and courtiers
  • France
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adult
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not applicable
Label
The Red Sphinx; or, The comte de Moret : a sequel to the Three Musketeers, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11752434
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unknown
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digital storage
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MWT11752434
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Unabridged.
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1 online resource (1 audio file (1440 min.))
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unknown
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  • online
  • electronic
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digital.
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MWT11752434
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sound
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digital recording
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  • other
  • remote
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other
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11752434
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Label
The Red Sphinx; or, The comte de Moret : a sequel to the Three Musketeers, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11752434
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
MWT11752434
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (1440 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT11752434
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
11752434
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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