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The Tower

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Features two stories written in the 1830s: The Tower - a riotously inaccurate retelling of a notorious royal scandal from fourteenth-century France; and Ruy Blas - named after its low-born hero, forced to masquerade as an aristocrat as part of his disgraced master's revenge against the Queen.
Paperback, 280 pages
Published October 1st 2005 by Oberon Books (first published January 1st 197)
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Feb 08, 2014 Trelesa rated it it was ok
Disturbing. The story has some shakespeare-like, depraved characters and plots. The writing style and suspense keep you engaged, and of course a few epic plot twists. However, I'm going to run back to The Count of Monte Cristo and Queen Margot and read this little book out of my memory.
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This note regards Alexandre Dumas, père, the father of Alexandre Dumas, fils (son). For the son, see Alexandre Dumas.

Alexandre Dumas, père (French for "father", akin to Senior in English), born Dumas Davy de la Pailleterie, was a French writer, best known for his numerous historical novels of high adventure which have made him one of the most widely read French authors in the world. Many of his no
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