The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas - Fall 2004, Ohlone College Book Club

Cover for The Three Musketeers.…is our book selection for Fall 2004.

"I do not say there is no character as well-drawn in Shakespeare [as D'Artagnan]. I do say there is none that I love so wholly."
-Robert Louis Stevenson

Paperback versions of the book are available for purchase in the Ohlone College Library for $4 USD (cash only) - ask at the Reference/Information Desk.

Book description:

Raise your sword high, mount your noble steed, and prepare to thrill to Alexandre Dumas's rousing tale of courage and camaraderie! For one hundred and fifty years, The Three Musketeers has transported readers to an exciting world of crossed swords and daring deeds. …

When the headstrong country youth d'Artagnan comes to Paris, he has but one dream: to prove his valor and join the King's Musketeers. Scarcely has be arrived in the capital when he so offends Athos, Porthos, and Aramis--the three inseparable musketeersthat he finds himself challenged to three duels to the death. But enmity soon turns to friendship, and young d'Artagnan joins the musketeers as they embark on a dangerous journey to save the queen of France from the schemes of the wily Cardinal Richelieu. Evading blade and bullet, d'Artagnan encounters danger at every turn-but none so deadly as the bewitching person of Milady de Winter, whose beauty is equaled only by her cunning.

One of the great adventure novels of all time, The Three Musketeers is a timeless classic of heroism and friendship, and this illustrated complete edition is sure to be enjoyed by all. So brace yourself for an age-old tale of valor and raise your voice for a mighty cry of All for one, one for all!

Book Discussion

Discussion Date:
Tuesday, October 19 at 1:00pm - 2:30pm, Smith Center, Jackson Theater
Discussion Lead By:
Stephen Wathen, playwright
Tom Blank, Ohlone College Theater Department