A Fairy Tale: A Play in Three Acts

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Borgo Press, Dec 1, 2011 - Drama - 178 pages
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If ever a scorned woman gets her revenge on a man, the Marquise is a model of the type! She cleverly forces him to marry her (for her fortune, of course!), and then gets him framed for murdering her. And, in the end, she comes to his rescue, nimbly extricating him from the trap she's prepared for him. You don't want to cross this lady! A Fairy Tale (Un Conte de fees) was one of the few actual collaborations between Alexandre Dumas and his close friend, Adolphe de Leuven, who penned some 170 dramas and librettos. A delightful comedy of crime and love!

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Alexandre Dumas (1802-1870) was one of the literary lights of France during the Romantic Revolution, his complete works eventually filling over three hundred volumes. George Bernard Shaw described him as "one of the best storytellersa ]that ever lived." The Man in the Iron Mask and The Three Musketeers are available from Brilliance Audio.

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