The Three Musketeers (Marvel Illustrated)
All for one and one for all! Paris, 1625. A young man called d'Artagnan, after a series of misadventures, attempts to join the King's elite fighting force - The Musketeers! Joined by Porthos, Aramis, and Athos, the four make short work of the Crown's adversaries. But little do they know, the evil... show more
All for one and one for all! Paris, 1625. A young man called d'Artagnan, after a series of misadventures, attempts to join the King's elite fighting force - The Musketeers! Joined by Porthos, Aramis, and Athos, the four make short work of the Crown's adversaries. But little do they know, the evil Cardinal Richelieu is creating a counter force to the Musketeers, one which may soon challenge the power of the French throne itself! The latest title in the Illustrated line reunites the creative team which brought you the much-lauded adaptation of The Man in the Iron Mask. Collects Marvel Illustrated: The Three Musketeers #1-6.
Publish date: July 22nd 2009
Pages no: 152
Edition language: English
, European Literature
, Historical Fiction
, Classic Literature
, French Literature
An adventurous tale of a hot-headed young man who finds true friends, faces violent enemies, falls for a few women, and escapes from danger many times, all while trying to realize his dream of becoming a musketeer like his father. I found this to be an enjoyable read though a bit slow at times and...
When d’Artagnan goes to Paris to become a Musketeer, he embarks on a swashbuckling adventure with the legendary Porthos, Athos, and Aramis. If they wish to trump the nefarious Cardinal Richelieu, it’s got to be “all for one, one for all.” Review. Dear readers, some time ago (maybe few months, give...
Good book. Unfortunately, it took me far longer to get through this than I originally planned. It wasn't at all that I wasn't enjoying it - I certainly was, for what it's worth - but I've found that reading Victorian (or earlier) literature can be exhausting. This was no exception. I took more not...
The Three Musketeers is about FOUR dudes (yes, what a writer wouldn’t do for a good-sounding title?) who are having some rather vicious fun in the seventeenth-century France. They rob,* kill, and abuse people. Good clean fun, right? :) But what is really shocking is the story of Athos’s wife, Mila...
In my last review I spoke briefly about the entertainment-biased and substance-biased schools of writers. Musketeers is perhaps the most iconic and enduring success story for entertainers. Strictly speaking, the oeuvres of William Shakespeare or Charles Dickens might also lay claim to the title, but...