The Black Tulip, by Alexandre Dumas, Limited Editions Club (1951)

Reading Alexandre Dumas (1802-1870) is, to me, a nearly perfect way of being entertained.  Throw in a nice bottle of Burgundy (which is the only libation to drink with Dumas!), and the world becomes perfect bliss! His stories are captivating, full of romance, action, adventure and drama.  It is little wonder why he remains one of the most widely read of all French authors, and that his … Continue reading The Black Tulip, by Alexandre Dumas, Limited Editions Club (1951)