Why is Alexandre Dumas Famous?

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Why is Alexandre Dumas Famous?
Over the years I have been many books that I've read by many artists. Many of these books have caught my attention and made me realize how joyous it is to read books. But no other writer has ever had an impact on me like the great Alexandre Dumas. His style of writing is one that has lived with me in some dark times. Especially his novel The Three Musketeers, about a young man in a big city and the hardships he faces to achieve his dream of fulfilling his destiny of becoming a musketeer, has made me into the man that I am today. As every time, I am in a dark, sad place, I remember d'Artagnan's drive and the brilliant writing from Alexandre Dumas and all of a sudden, I feel better about myself again.
Alexandre Dumas, père, born Dumas Davy de la Pailleterie 24 July 1802 – 5 December 1870 was a French writer, best known for his historical novels of high adventure and packed with action which have made him one of the most widely read French authors in the world. Some of his most notable works include novels such as The Count of Monte Cristo, The Three Musketeers, Twenty Years After, and The Vicomte de Bragelonne that were originally serialized and even though only a few of his books were made into movies, it doesn't change the fact that he is considered by many as one of the greatest novelists of all-time.
Furthermore to emphasize on this point, here is a brief description on his three most famous and notable works in his life:

The Count of Monte Cristo:
The Count of Monte Cristo (French: Le Comte de Monte-Cristo) is an adventure novel by Alexandre Dumas, père. It is often considered, along with The Three Musketeers, as Dumas' most popular work. It is also amongst the highest selling books of all-time....

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...owever, in life regardless of what anyone does, there will always be critics. In Alexandre Dumas' case, many critics disliked his style of writing because they said it lacked plot twists, which is difficult to comprehend, because a story like The Three Musketeers is filled with plot twists and surprises that can't be found in many other novels. The fact that it even has sequels only goes to show you how in-depth the story was.
In conclusion, Alexandre Dumas is, was and forever be one of the great authors. He revolutionized thoughts, he captured hearts and that's why he will forever be a famous author and one of my personal favorite authors of all-time. In the words of Richard Wright "a Negro according to American racial codes," yet "he was at one with the culture in which he lived, and he wrote out of the commonly shared hopes and expectations of his age" (Wright ).

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