The man in the iron mask The true story of Europe's most famous prisoner

Josephine Wilkinson

Book - 2021

"The Man in the Iron Mask has all the hallmarks of a thrilling adventure story: a glamorous and all-powerful king, ambitious ministers, a cruel and despotic jailor, dark and sinister dungeons--and a secret prisoner. It is easy for forget that this story, made famous by Alexandre Dumas, is that of a real person, Eustache Dauger, who spent more than thirty years in the prison system of Louis XIV's France--never to be freed. This narrative brings to life the true story of this mysterious and follows his journey through four prisons and across decades of time. It introduces the reader to those with whom he shared his imprisonment, those who had charge of him, and those who decided his tragic fate." -- inside front jacket flap.

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New York, NY : Pegasus Books 2021.
First Pegasus Books cloth edition
Physical Description
280 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 23 cm
Includes bibliographical resources (pages 235-241) and index.
Main Author
Josephine Wilkinson (author)
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