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The Hero of the People

Alexandre Dumas

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Book Excerpt: 
. . ., on a dark and rainy day, so that the dancing by the light of torches and the gun-stocks and fireworks, took fantastic effects of light and shade almost infernal.

After half an hour all shouted a general hurrah; all the firearms were shot off at risk of shooting somebody; and the bullets came down in the puddles with a sinister plash.

The prince and his sister wept; they were too frightened to feel hungered.

At the City Hall a line of troops prevented the crowd from entering the place. Here the Queen perceived her foster-brother, and confidential servant, Weber, an Austrian who had followed her fortunes from home, and was trying to pass the cordon and go in with her. To be more useful to the Queen he had put on a National Guard uniform and added the insignia of a staff-officer. The Royal Groom had lent him a horse. Not to excite suspicion he kept at a distance during the journey. Now he ran up at her call.

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Community Reviews

This book is a continuation of ‘Storming of the Bastille’, and, was a great read from Dumas.

This story seems to be completely the opposite to the previous book. Storming of the Bastille, very revolutionary, Socialist, power to the people. Here we see a return to Dumas’ love affair of the Royal Fami

Merely a pleasing dash of Dumas, not his customary ladleful.

As a matter of fact I was just over halfway through this novel set in Revolution-era France when I started to become aware that rounding up the wider stories of a disparate cast was going to be impossible.

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