Racism, glory, chapter… The romantic lifetime of Alexandre Dumas | EUROtoday

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In our present this week, we retrace the lifetime of Alexandre Dumas throughout which the French author skilled plenty of success, but in addition many setbacks. The grandson of a slave, he needed to face racism and was accused of not having written his novels. He was notably criticized for having written his novels in collaboration with Auguste Maquet, a younger historian. It was solely in 2002, 132 years after his loss of life, that Alexandre Dumas entered the Pantheon. We inform you how the person who wrote “The Three Musketeers” and “The Count of Monte Cristo” defied all obstacles to turn out to be one of many best French writers and one of the well-known.