This is Alexandre Dumas's 1891 novel, "The page of the Duke of Savoy". It is the fictionalised tale a woman who is forced to impersonate a man in order to remain by the side of her beloved Duke. A tense marriage of mystery and romance, this masterful story will appeal to lovers of historical fiction, and constitutes a must-read for anyone who has read and enjoyed Dumas's work. Alexandre Dumas (1802-1870) was a famous French writer. He is best remembered for his exciting romantic sagas, including "The Three Musketeers" and "The Count of Monte Cristo". Despite making a great deal of money from his writing, Dumas was almost perpetually penniless thanks to his lavish lifestyle. His novels have been translated into nearly a hundred different languages, and have inspired over two hundred motion pictures. Many classic books such as this are becoming increasingly rare and expensive. We are republishing this classic book now in an affordable, modern, high-quality edition complete with a specially commissioned new biography of the author.