Alexandre Dumas was a
of novels. With 'Three Musketeers' he established himself as a novelist
1844. He wrote it in eight volumes. Alexandre Dumas became famous as
Company', the manufacturer of novels.
Dumas was born in 1802 in France. His father was commander-in-chief of
Western Pyrenees, but died as a poor and broken man at the age of
when Alexandre was four years old. Dumas showed the qualities of his
his intelligence and romantic spirit. Dumas had niche for reading and
read the Bible, Robinson Crusoe, Arabian Nights and a number of
books at the age of six.
also loved to spend his time outdoors in hunting and roaming in the
his later youth, Dumas supplemented the meager income of his mother as
lawyer's messenger. As inspiring event came in his life when Dumas
friend of Adolphe, as aspiring play write. Dumas also resolved to seek
fortune as a play write.
Alexandre Dumas was twenty years old, he had written three plays, but
were rejected. Dumas did not lose his heart. He became a friend of a
critic of literature and theatre. Dumas's heart was burning to write
new to succeed. At the age of twenty-seven, he wrote his play 'Henry
it was a success. There was no looking back and his another play
an overwhelming success which brought him fame and money after long
struggle in life.
Dumas was of romantic nature and besides his wife, he had love affair
women. Dumas wrote some historical books and travel accounts. He earned
but he died as a poor man.'