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The Last Cavalier

Being the Adventures of Count Sainte-Hermine in the Age of Napoleon

by Alexandre Dumas Author · Claude Schopp Other

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The discovery of Dumas's last, incomplete novel, lost and completely unknown to historians for more than a century, was a literary bombshell. The Last Cavalier is Dumas's swan song, a rousing adventure that completes his epic retelling of French history from the Renaissance (La Reine Margot) to his present day (The Count of Monte Cristo) by filling in that one vital, dramatic era that was missing: the Age of Napoleon.

A tale of family honor and heroic derring-do, The Last Cavalier follows the fortunes of young Hector, Count de Sainte-Hermine, who has sworn an oath to avenge his Royalist family members' deaths by fighting against Napoleon. When he is defeated, he is sentenced to serve as a common soldier in Napoleon's imperial forces. Though he courts death fearlessly, Hector's daring deeds will change his destiny, and Napoleon's.

Publication Details

Publisher:
Blackstone Publishing
Imprint:
Blackstone Audio, Inc., and Buck 50 Productions, LLC
Edition:
Unabridged
Publication Date:
2009

Format

  • OverDrive MP3 Audiobook 980 MB
  • OverDrive Listen 978.6 MB

Alexandre Dumas (Author)

Alexandre Dumas (1802-1870), French novelist and playwright, was born the son of an innkeeper's daughter and one of Napoleon's generals. He moved to Paris in 1823 to make his fortune in the theater, and at twenty-eight he was one of the leading li...

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Creators

Narrator :
Simon Prebble
Author :
Alexandre Dumas
Translator :
Lauren Yoder
Other :
Claude Schopp
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