The History of Literature #244 – Alexandre Dumas

Jacke takes a look at the astonishing story of Alexandre Dumas, author of The Three Musketeers and The Count of Monte Cristo, whose own father (who was born into slavery before becoming a four-star general in Napoleon’s army) led a life as adventurous as any fictional character.

Help support the show at or (We appreciate it!) Find out more at,, or by following Jacke and Mike on Twitter at @thejackewilson and @literatureSC. Or send an email to

One thought on “The History of Literature #244 – Alexandre Dumas

  1. The Count of MonteCristo is among my favorite books. Thank you for this post on Alexandre Dumas, père.
    And thank you for supporting my blog a few years ago, as well,
    Best regards,


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s