You can download The Man in the Iron Mask book online from this post. The name of the author is Alexandre Dumas. This work of historical fiction published in 1850.
A few more details about The Man in the Iron Mask book
This novel is actually the final part of a very long book The Vicomte of Bragelonne. While this extra long novel first serialized during the period of 1847 to 1850. Its English version contains 268 chapters. Due to its huge length, usually you find it in 4 parts. First one is The Vicomte of Bragelonne, second is Ten Years Later, the third part is Louise de la Valliere and the fourth and final part is The Man in the Iron Mask. We can say it is the best part of the novel.
Besides this, you might already know that The Vicomte of Bragelonne is also the 3rd novel of the D’Artagnan Romances series. The first book of the series is The Three Musketeers while the 2nd is Twenty Years After.
The Man in the Iron Mask book is set in the 1600s in France, 35 years after the first book of the D’Artagnan Romances. The young fellows of the first novel are now senior men and they are more established. In that book D’Artagnan was a youthful arrogant musketeer. However, in this novel he has turned into an eminent mature person. Now he is also commanding the ruler’s musketeers. Furthermore, the story is all about leave-taking the marvelous past and passing with great elegance.
Dumas was an expert in composing a fast pace narrative. He had an exceptional ability to draw different characters. For the most part, you will notice his primary characters are vivid, full of life, powerful and convincing. He was a specialist in creating a complex plot that also contains several interesting elements for readers. Its historical situations are truly awesome.
You may read The Man in the Iron Mask before reading its previous parts without facing any problem. However, if you read ‘The Three Musketeers’ and ‘Twenty Years After’ first, it will be easy for you to get into the plot.