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This revivifying, unbowdlerised translation into (American) English by Richard Pevear makes me realise what I was, in fact, missing. The Three Musketeers is a steamy, disturbing book that would have delighted me, not at nine, but at 15. At 15, one can be forgiven for admiring a hero who kills at the slightest provocation...Read Full Review of The Three Musketeers (Modern ... | See more reviews from Guardian
The new translation is very readable (as are its predecessors), though there are quite a few lapses into pure translationese, that language that no one ever speaks...But Pevear has got rid of all the coyness about sex...and above all he preserves the swift movement and casual complexity that Dumas' breezy method creates.Read Full Review of The Three Musketeers (Modern ...
If you have been so unfortunate in your life as to never have read The Three Musketeers, do so now. If you've read it before, but not in awhile, it's time to read it again. If you just finished reading it, time to move on to the rest of the series.Read Full Review of The Three Musketeers (Modern ...
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