The Count of Monte Cristo

Alexandre Dumas (Author)
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Description

"A piece of perfect storytelling." -- Robert Louis Stevenson. First published in 1844, The Count of Monte Cristo remains one of literature's greatest adventures. Based on actual events, this sweeping historical romance, considered to be Dumas' finest work, recounts the story of Edmond Dantès, a gallant young sailor whose life takes a bitter turn when, during the final days of Napoleon's reign, he is falsely accused of treason and condemned to lifelong imprisonment. After languishing for many years in a fetid dungeon, he makes his dramatic escape. In a labyrinthine tale plump with themes of justice, vengeance, lost love, and mercy and forgiveness, Dantès is now free to play out his elaborate plans of revenge on those who betrayed him.

Product Details

Price
$7.95  $7.31
Publisher
Dover Publications
Publish Date
February 27, 2007
Pages
427
Dimensions
5.4 X 1.0 X 8.4 inches | 1.2 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780486456430

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About the Author

Alexandre Dumas (24 July 1802 - 5 December 1870) was an eccentric and wildly successful French writer. He is best known for his tales of high adventure, such as The Three Musketeers and The Count of Monte Cristo. He is one of the most widely read French authors in the world.