I finished Scaramouche. Really enjoyed it. My only issue with it is that the protagonist is a bit of a Mary Sue (I almost sighed when, for the fourth time, he tried his hand at something he had no prior experience with and turned out to be almost superhumanly talented at it), but aside from that it's a really excellent, well-written book with great characters, tons of good twists and turns, and some incredibly exciting and suspenseful scenes. Wasn't bored with it once.
When I was done with that one, I started reading Dante's Divine Comedy (Mandelbaum's translation). I've gotten through most of Inferno now. I'm enjoying the vivid descriptions of hell, but it's not much of a story. It's more like a travel guide with interviews. Which isn't to say that it's bad or boring, but it certainly doesn't compare to something like an Iliad or an Aeneid.