Adventures of Monsieur de La Donaree the Musketeer

Adventures of Monsieur de La Donaree the Musketeer Product Description The Adventures of Monsieur de La Donaree the Musketeer is a swashbuckling romantic tale which is set in seventeenth century Europe Monsieur Donaree is a relatively new member of K

  • Title: Adventures of Monsieur de La Donaree the Musketeer
  • Author: Ted Anthony Roberts
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 350
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • Product Description The Adventures of Monsieur de La Donaree the Musketeer is a swashbuckling, romantic tale which is set in seventeenth century Europe Monsieur Donaree is a relatively new member of King Louis XIV s personal bodyguard who is alarmed to find out that the love of his life, the beautiful Madame Charlotte de La Rose, has been mysteriously abducted and carProduct Description The Adventures of Monsieur de La Donaree the Musketeer is a swashbuckling, romantic tale which is set in seventeenth century Europe Monsieur Donaree is a relatively new member of King Louis XIV s personal bodyguard who is alarmed to find out that the love of his life, the beautiful Madame Charlotte de La Rose, has been mysteriously abducted and carried off to England Donaree s adventures to find her take him, not only into England, but also to the open sea to face Pirates, and even on toward the coast of Spain The story is paced with adventurous sword play, high drama, un guessable mystery, occasional comedy, and even romance The adventures of Donaree recaptures the exciting novels of the greatest swashbuckling writers of the past, mixed with the lavish swashbuckling movies of the first part of the twentieth century, and it spins them all together with modern experimental ideas Even though the Introduction gives necessary historical information which properly places the Musketeers into their relatively unknown place in history, the first chapter starts off with an intense duel which causes the victor, who does not kill his opponent, to wonder what had caused the painstaking battle to be fought in the first place He was insulted, it is true, but he cannot figure the reason of the bout However, as Monsieur Donaree will find out, his mysterious challenger will haunt him for the rest of his adventure and it will take him a while to put the pieces of the puzzle together of how this mysterious duel was actually an attempt to stop him from pursuing his advancements to find his lady But why is this Follow Donaree as he unravels the mystery About the Author Ted Anthony Roberts is a modern writer with an Old Fashioned feel within his written words Having the techniques of Alexandre Dumas, Rafael Sabatini and Sir Walter Scott in mind, Ted Anthony Roberts combines proven enthusiastic literature with experimental modern ideas Imagine the dexterity of The Three Musketeers, the derring do of Robin Hood, the chivalry of Ivanhoe, the valor of King Arthur and sometimes the comic intrigues of Bob Hope, and you have a good idea of what the writing of Ted Anthony Roberts is all about

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    1. Fun adventure tale for fans of The Three Musketeers Light-hearted and engaging, with a happy ending. I think this is geared to younger readers. Some things you have to suspend your belief, such as the rescue of Madame Rose by Donaree stepping upon arrows on the side of tower of imprisonment, but it's all pretty fun! I recommended it if you like swashbuckling stories!

    2. Three Musketeers meets Princess Bride?Swashbuckling fun in hose and with giant feathers in hats, see publisher's blurb for hints, no spoilers here! Just know that it is great fun without horror or erotica, and I LOVED it!

    3. A historical adventure story that reminded me very much of Paul Féval's d'Artagnan pastiches with its inexplicable plot twists and coincidences as well as light and playful storytelling style. Unfortunately, the whole is brought down a few notches by the lack of revision and editing. It would be great if the author revisited this novel and fixed up the language to a level that the story deserves. If you are willing to look past the many language problems, this is still a story that you can enjo [...]

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