Louise de la Valliere

Synopsis

Louise de la Valli`ere is the middle section of The Vicomte de Bragelonne, or, Ten Years After. Against a tender love story, Dumas continues the suspense which began with The Vicomte de Bragelonne and will end with The Man in the Iron Mask. Set during the reign of Louis XIV and filled with behind-the-scenes intrigue, the novel brings the aging Musketeers and d'Artagnan out of retirement to face an impending crisis within the royal court of France. Tbis new edition of the classic English translation is richly annotated and places Dumas's invigorating tale in its historical and cultural context.