This is Dumas at his almost-finest, very vivid and exciting, great characters and plot, even Nostradamus!
The first book of his I read, The Three Musketeers, impressed me so much that I have since devoured every historical novel he's ever written.
It tells the story of Margot and her marriage to the King of Navarre, an ambitious Hugenot in constant danger of assassination.
The infamous Saint Bartholomew Day Massacre is the historical backdrop for this wonderful story of love and death. Read morePublished 17 months ago by pbeckmann
I discovered Alexandre Dumas when I was in my early teens. The first book of his I read, The Three Musketeers, impressed me so much that I have since devoured every historical... Read morePublished 19 months ago by CatLover
I love love love Dumas Pere. La Reine Margot (Oxford World's Classics) is one of his relatively lesser-known works, but it is just as fabulous as his more commonly recognized... Read morePublished on July 18, 2011 by Jill-Elizabeth (Jill Franclemont)
I would like to respond to these people commenting on whether these Oxford edtions are abridged or not. I just picked up a copy of the Oxford-"Count of Monte Cristo". Read morePublished on February 4, 2011 by Odo of Venafro
If you do a little research you will see that there are--at most--30 to 40 pages missing from this edition. Read morePublished on January 13, 2011 by D. MATRANGA
This item is an abridged version - not the original one. The printing is very bad - not easy to read.Published on November 5, 2010 by kolibri
Really enjoyed La Reine Margot except for the ending which was cataclysmically dark. Would have given the book 4 or 5 stars otherwise.Published on July 5, 2010 by fabricepurchase
It's 1572 and in an effort to ease tensions between the Catholics and the Huguenots Henry III King of Navarre is married to Marguerite de Valois (Margot). Read morePublished on July 7, 2009 by Misfit
First of all, the Kindle French-language edition seems okay at first glance: the French accents are correctly placed, which is not true of the French accents in Christie's MURDER... Read morePublished on May 8, 2008 by James M. Rawley