Alexandre Dumas was already a best-selling novelist when he wrote this historical romance, combining (as he claimed) the two essentials of life—"l'action et l'amour." The Man in the Iron Mask climactically concludes the epic adventures of the three MuskEteers: here, Athos, Porthos, Aramis, and their friend D'Artagnan, once invincible, meet their destinies.
Alexandre Dumas (Author)
Alexandre Dumas, 1824-95, French dramatist and novelist, illegitimate son of Dumas Père. He was the chief creator of the 19th-century comedy of manners. His first important play, La Dame aux camélias (1852, tr. 1856), known in English as Camille, ...