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The Count of Monte Cristo

The Count of Monte Cristo (Paperback)

By Author : Alexandre Dumas , Robin Buss 
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Translated with an Introduction by Robin Buss

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Title: The Count of Monte Cristo
Publisher: Penguin Books
Author: Alexandre Dumas , Robin Buss
Edition: Paperback
Language: English
ISBN: 0140449264
EAN: 9780140449266
No. of Units: 1
No. of Pages: 1,312
Publish Date: 2003-5-27
Binding: Paperback
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By Srihari, 2012-04-13 16:54:48.0

The copy got delivered before due time. Thank you. Makes a wonderful reading. The print is good as well.

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By ajit, 2009-07-09 16:17:35.0

The Count of Monte Cristo is an amazing story written by 19th century novelist Alexandre Dumas. Written in 1844 and set in the post Napoleon Era, this story is an amazing account of jealousy, revenge, and justice. The main protagonist of this story is Edmond Dantes, who is an ambitious and young sailor of nineteen years on board the ship Le Pharaon on a voyage. Unfortunately, the captain of the ship takes ill and dies. In the turn of events, Edmond Dantes is promoted as the captain of the ship. When the ship returns to Marseille, Edmond and the beautiful Mercedes have plans to marry. However, another person Ferdinand Mondego along with Danglars, a shipmate on the Pharaon, plot against Edmond Dantes. Mondego yearns for Mercedes while Danglars is jealous of Dante as captain of the ship. As a result of this plot, Edmond Dante is falsely accused of being a Bonapartist and is arrested on the day of his wedding. Utilizing the dishonesty of public prosecutor Villefort, he is imprisoned in the Chateau D'If, and is held for 14 years. During his imprisonment, Abbe Faria, an Italian priest actually digs into Dante’s cell while planning his own escape. The pair befriends each other and Faria teaches Edmond many things including History, Mathematics, Philosophy, impeccable manners, and even swordsmanship amongst other things. Faria falls mortally ill and dies, but before his death, he lets Edmond know about a treasure buried on an island called Monte Cristo. Edmond Dante manages to escape the notorious prison and finds the hidden treasure. Now that Edmond Dante is rich, he starts planning his revenge against the people who turned his life into misery. The story proceeds further as Edmond Dante as Count of Monte Cristo and also using other aliases exacts revenge on his perpetrators. The manner in which he does this is very complicated and in the end his enemies are utterly ruined. This novel has been made into many films, and is even popular to this day.

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By Poorvi Sharna, 2008-07-16 15:29:43.0

Wow, this is a really great book to read. I am so glad to have bought this book and read. This was the first book I have read by Alexandre Dumas. “The Count of Monte Cristo” is a tale of love, suffering, betrayal and revenge. Although, this is a long book but very entertaining that you enjoy reading. Dumas has written with perfection and the story put together with great design, however the book is translated by Robin Buss. Robin a done a great job in translating a long book with intensity and perfectly. The count is amazing. his pursuit of those who wrongfully imprisoned him is all part of one of the most amazing adventures ever written! The background is set when French royalties exiled Napoleon Bonaparte. Edmond Dantes, wrongly imprisoned by the contrivance of four men, escapes jail after decades, and, armed with essentially limitless money, plots his revenge. This is a fantastic story in both the full and abridged versions. Extremely superb, A classic I loved the book. It deserves five star. An ultimate book on historical adventures.

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