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The Count of Monte Cristo

by Alexandre Dumas

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Nominated as one of America's best-loved novels by PBS's The Great American Read
A popular bestseller since its publication in 1844, The Count of Monte Cristo is one of the great page-turning thrillers of all time. Set against the tumultuous years of the post-Napoleonic era, Alexandre Dumas's grand historical romance recounts the swashbuckling adventures of Edmond Dantès, a dashing young sailor falsely accused of treason. The story of his long imprisonment, dramatic escape, and carefully wrought revenge offers up a vision of France that has become immortal. As Robert Louis Stevenson declared, "I do not believe there is another volume extant where you can breathe the same unmingled atmosphere of romance."

Publication Details

Publisher:
Random House Publishing Group
Imprint:
Bantam Classics
Publication Date:
2003

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  • Adobe PDF eBook 1.7 MB
  • Adobe EPUB eBook 3.3 MB

Alexandre Dumas (Author)

Alexandre Dumas (1802–1870) lived a life as romantic as that depicted in his famous novels. He was born in Villers-Cotterêts, France. His early education was scanty, but his beautiful handwriting secured him a position in Paris in 1822 with the du...

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