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Taking the Bastile

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Taking the Bastile is a thrilling historical novel that transports readers back to the tumultuous days of the French Revolution. Alexandre Dumas's vivid descriptions and dynamic characters bring this pivotal moment in history to life, making it feel as though the reader is right there alongside the characters as they plot and scheme to overthrow the prison fortress of the Bastile.

The plot is filled with action, suspense, and political intrigue that keeps readers on the edge of their seats. Dumas does an excellent job of weaving together multiple storylines and characters, creating a rich tapestry of revolutionary fervor and personal vendettas.

One of the strengths of the novel is its attention to historical detail. Dumas clearly did his research, and the setting and events of the French Revolution are depicted with accuracy and depth. This lends an air of authenticity to the story, making it all the more captivating to read.

Overall, Taking the Bastile is a gripping and engaging read that will appeal to fans of historical fiction and adventure. Dumas's skill as a storyteller shines through in this novel, making it a must-read for anyone interested in the French Revolution or just looking for a thrilling tale of revolution and rebellion.

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Pitou lost his mother when he was small. He was raised by a stern aunt who did not really love him. He starts knowing the world by going to service. How can this man, Pitou the Peasant go on to influence the whole state? How can he go on and take a part in the French revolution? Can his motivation, coming from what he did not have, be enough? - Summary by Stav Nisser

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