The Three Musketeers - Chapter 39 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 39 Summary

The next time the four friends are reunited, it's at Athos' house, and Planchet comes in with two letters for d'Artagnan. One seems to be from Constance Bonancieux, telling him she will be passing along the Chaillot road that evening at six or seven o'clock, concealed in a carriage. She wants a glimpse of him, but says he must not show any recognition of her as she passes. Athos thinks it may be a trap, but d'Artagnan believes he recognizes the handwriting and it's genuine. The second letter is from the cardinal, and requests an interview with d'Artagnan at eight o'clock the same evening. Athos thinks this letter is just as bad as the first, but d'Artagnan has determined he will attend both appointments.

The first appointment is not a trap – the woman who passes is definitely Constance, and he is unable to...

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