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Post by jvanstan » March 26th, 2020, 8:14 am

The Marie Antoinette Romances, Vol 1: Balsamo, The Magician by Alexandre Dumas (1802 - 1870). Translated by Henry L. Williams (1842 - )


This is the first volume of Dumas' Marie Antoinette Romances (also called "The Memoirs of a Physician"). This historical fiction chronicles the strange events surrounding the fall of the French monarchy (starting ~1770) and rise of revolutionaries so terrifying that the period is still called "The Reign of Terrors" (1793-1794). In this volume, a renowned magician, Count Alessandro di Cagliostro (Balsamo), employs various occult tactics, like hypnotism and necromancy, to gain state secrets. Balsamo claims to be plotting against the Bourbons, but one must wonder whether this 3000 year old sorcerer has an ulterior motive... (jvanstan)
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  • Link to author on Wikipedia (if available): (Alexandre Dumas) : http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alexandre_Dumas
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Genres for the project: Historical Fiction; Suspense, Espionage, Political & Thrillers; Fantastic Fiction/Horror & Supernatural Fiction; General Fiction/Published 1800 -1900; Crime & Mystery Fiction

Keywords that describe the book: magic, french revolution, supernatural, Marie Antoinette, hypnotism, reign of terror, sorcery, balsamo, bourbon, cagliostro

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Post by Lynnet » March 26th, 2020, 8:37 am

All set.Let me know if you need anything else.

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Post by jvanstan » March 30th, 2020, 11:58 am

Thanks, Lynne!

Also, Patty Marie, I've started uploading some files :) The first nine chapters are ready.

Hope all is well,
John

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Post by pattymarie » March 30th, 2020, 1:17 pm

Got them. These should liven up having to shelter in place during the pandemic. I hope you and your family are all safe and bearing with this.
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Post by Lynnet » March 30th, 2020, 1:32 pm

Moved to Going Solo

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Post by pattymarie » Yesterday, 3:20 am

Sections 1 through 4 are PL OK. :D
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