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Celebrated crimes

Alexandre Dumas

Celebrated crimes

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Published by Joseph Knight company in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Crime and criminals

  • Edition Notes

    Translated from the French.

    Statementby Alexander Dumas.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination3 v :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22390180M

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    I am dead! This collection was donated to Auckland Libraries after his death. That Celebrated crimes book, until we reach the very end, and then we have a monstrous act indeed, done by the orders of the highest of royalty. Of course, Dumas, the dramatist and novelist, cannot help embellishing the work of Dumas, the historian. If he stood this torture, a thing almost unheard of, seeing that it cut the flesh of the wrist to the bone and dislocated the limbs, weights were attached to the feet, thus doubling the torture.


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The prelude: notes

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Peter and St. Description Learn about some of the most infamous criminals from around Europe in this massive compilation from one of the foremost writers of historical fiction, Alexandre Dumas.

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