Alexandre Dumas was a French writer, one of the most popular authors of 19th century France. A dramatist and a novelist, he is best known for his historical novels, including The Count of Monte Cristo (1844-1846) and The Three Musketeers (1844). He also wrote memoirs in which he detailed his own life as well as providing insight into the literary landscape of France during the Romantic period.
Replica of Marie-Antoinette’s Necklace
Inspiration for The Queen’s Necklace
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The Queen’s Necklace
Inspired by the Affair of the Diamond Necklace, an incident which took place in the 1780s at the court of Louis XVI involving a precious diamond necklace and Marie Antoinette, The Queen’s Necklace tells a tale of duplicity and deception, one which will fatally contribute to the queen’s tragic fate.Read more