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Joachim Neugroschel has won three PEN translation awards and the French-American translation prize. Francine Du Plessix Gray is the author of the Pulitzer Prize-finalist "At Home with the Marquis de Sade".
Alexandre Dumas (1802-1870) was the author of more than ninety plays and many novels, including the Three Musketeers trilogy and The Count of Monte Cristo. Francine Du Plessix Gray is the author of the Pulitzer Prize-finalist At Home with the Marquis de Sade, among other works. Joachim Neugroschel has won three PEN translation awards and the French-American translation prize. He lives in Brooklyn, New York.
Gr 9 Up-Each volume includes the abridged story plus a generous amount of additional information, including an illustrated list of characters, an author biography, time lines, and an article about film adaptations. Students who are writing reports and readers who move on to the original novels will be well served by these extras. SAT vocabulary words are defined in footnotes, which also clarify plot details or offer historical context. Fortunately the font is small enough to be ignored easily, so these notes do not interrupt the flow of the story. The drawings are fluid and expressive, with skillful shading and dark tones that emphasize the stories' drama. The square, horizontal paneling is not especially inventive, but it makes the texts easy to follow. While these titles might not be as popular as superhero and manga comics, they are accessible introductions to the classics, and should make life easier for reluctant readers.-Lisa Goldstein, Brooklyn Public Library, NY Copyright 2008 Reed Business Information.