A Tale of Two Kingdoms

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Language: English

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This compelling story of a community that comes together to find the strength to fight injustice features a humble heroine who doesn’t recognize the power of her own words. Alexandre Dumas, father and son, wrote several great swashbucklers set in France, including The Three Musketeers and the The Man in the Iron Mask. In my research I stumbled upon the following video which depicts some of the methods of torture regularly used back then. PERIPETY: Another term for peripeteia. The word was particularly common in older English writing.

Pages: 30

Publisher: Rosedog Pr (January 11, 2011)

ISBN: 1434990958

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