Thursday, November 6, 2008

Thursday Thirteen - Edition Seven

Thirteen Books by acclaimed author Alexander Dumas

  1. Charles VII at the Homes of His Great Vassals (Charles VII chez ses grands vassaux), drama, adapted for the opera The Saracen by Russian composer Cesar Cui 
  2. The Three Musketeers (Les Trois Mousquetaires, 1844) 
  3. Twenty Years After (Vingt Ans Apres, 1845) 
  4. The Vicomte de Bragelonne (Le Vicomte de Bragelonne, ou Dix ans plus tard, 1847): when published in English it was usually split into three parts "The Vicomte de Bragelonne", "Louise de la Valliere" and "The Man in the Iron Mask", of which the last part is the most known. 
  5. The Count of Monte Cristo (1845-1846) 
  6. The Fencing Master (Le maitre d'armes, 1840) 
  7. The Regent's Daughter (1845) 
  8. The Two Dianas (1846)
  9. Queen Margot (1845) 
  10. La Dame de Monsoreau (1846)
  11. The Forty-Five Guardsmen (1847)
  12. The Black Tulip (1850)
  13. The Nutcracker (1844): a revision of Hoffmann's story, later adapted by Tchaikovsky as a ballet
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  1. I'd heard of some, but like you, read only 3 or 4.