Thoughts on The Three Musketeers?

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Thoughts on The Three Musketeers?

Post by MsLisa » 22 Jul 2018, 11:45

I remember trying to read my very thick, picture-less, copy of it when I was younger but the language was too complicated for me to understand and it gave me a headache. Is it worth the attempt now to start over reading the book? :eusa-think:

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Post by Britty01 » 27 Jul 2018, 13:47

It is a good book to read, and I would suggest if you are not sure about reading the Alexandre Dumas book because of the complicated language, try an edition by another translation by Richard Pevear or Will Hobson. You could also try the Penguin Classic edition. I used to enjoy reading their books.

Another suggestion would be to look for the book in kindle format, or other option that would allow you to read a sample and see how you like it.

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Post by booklysis » 13 Aug 2018, 08:55

I heard about this book from my friends. They say the story is really nice and every girl would love it.

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Post by Cher432 » 26 Aug 2018, 11:15

It is definitely worth it especially now that you are older. You will definitely enjoy the antics of the three musketeers as they embark on their mission.

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Post by Likey » 27 Aug 2018, 03:28

I read the whole Three Musketeers series. And loved it so much that I read other books by Alexandre Dumas (The Count of Monte Cristo, La Reine Margot).

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Post by anderson_analysis » 04 Sep 2018, 17:23

Well, it depends.
If you like historical fiction and action, it's worth reading again -- for me, the antique language is part of the fun.
I, however, am not normal. YMMV.
A more modern version will make it more accessible, and here is the best guide to know if you need the modern version.
Do you enjoy reading Jane Austen, Charles Dickens, or the Bronte sisters? If not, get a modern version.

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Post by HaMopo3e » 05 Sep 2018, 05:42

Three musketeers is a great adventure story to read, it keeps you in the story line from the beginning till the end. I read it in my native language (Russian) and then in English and I liked both times. So you can try to read it!! I think you’ll enjoy it very much.

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Post by adekoya david » 17 Sep 2018, 03:02

three musketeers, a truly adventure story that will get almost 100% of your attention again and allover again.

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