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"The Knight of Sainte-Hermine"

Greetings Afrigeneas Writers:

The Cultural Services of the French Embassy announced in its News section " Unknown Dumas Novel Found: 'The Knight of Sainte-Hermine' (1869) - a previously unknown novel by Alexandre Dumas - has been discovered in the French National Library."

Dumas, author of The Three Musketeers and my favorite "The Count of Monte Cristo" is described as "His grandfather was the Marquis Antoine-Alexandre Davy de la Pailleterie and his grandmother was Marie-Céssette Dumas, a black slave from Jérémie, Saint-Domingue." (The Alexandre Dumas père Website).

To read the Count of Monte Cristo and other works on line click below:

http://dumas.thefreelibrary.com/

To read the press announcements about The Knight of Sainte-Hermine, click on the main url for the French Embassy's Cultural Services. Scroll down on the left for News and Enjoy.


18 Dec 2002 :: 14 Nov 2008
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