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Celebrated Crimes - Volume Six
- By: Alexandre Dumas Pere, George Burnham Ives - translator
- Narrated by: Linda Barrans
- Length: 8 hrs and 7 mins
In Celebrated Crimes [eight volumes: this version, 1895], Dumas the elder, recognised master of historical fiction (The Count of Monte Cristo, The Three Musketeers) turns to historical fact. In this volume: Joan of Naples. The much-married queen does what she must to survive ‘the violence and treachery of this barbarous age’. ‘An angel soiled by crime, she lied like Satan himself .’ The Man in The Iron Mask (an essay). How much of the well-known story is fact, and how much fiction?
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