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The Man in the Iron Mask

The Man in the Iron Mask

Tor Classics

Alexandre Dumas

Tor Classics

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"You are about to hear," said Aramis, "an account which few could now give; for it refers to a secret which they buried with the dead...."

So begins the magnificent concluding story of the swashbuckling Musketeers, Aramis, Athos, Porthos, and D'Artagnan. Aramis--plotting against the King of France--bribes his way into the jail cells of the Bastille where a certain prisoner has been entombed for eight long years. The prisoner knows neither his real name nor the crime he has committed. But Aramis knows the secret of the prisoner's identity...a secret so dangerous that its revelation could topple the King from his throne!

Aramis...plotting against the King?

The motto of the Musketeers has been "All for one, and one for all." Has Aramis betrayed his friends? Is this the end of the Musketeers?



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The Man in the Iron Mask

Chapter 1
The Prisoner
SINCE ARAMIS' SINGULAR TRANSFORMATION INTO A CONFESSOR of the order, Baisemeaux was no longer the same man. Up to that period, the place which Aramis had held in the...

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Alexandre Dumas

Alexander Dumas could have been a character from one of his novels. A true romantic, he was the son of Napoleon's famous General Dumas, a prolific writer of over 277 volumes, a revolutionary and a man of tremendous appetites. He was born on July 24, 1802 and died penniless but happy on December 5, 1870 a refugee from his own excesses.

Alexandre Dumas

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