The Count of Monte Cristo

The Count of Monte Cristo (Paperback)

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Introduction by Lorenzo Carcaterra
 
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.”
 
INCLUDES A MODERN LIBRARY READING GROUP GUIDE

About the Author


Lorenzo Carcaterra is the author of A Safe Place, Sleepers, Apaches, Gangster, Street Boys, Paradise City, Chasers, and Midnight Angels. He has written scripts for movies and television and was a writer/producer for Law & Order.

Praise for The Count of Monte Cristo…


“A piece of perfect storytelling.” —Robert Louis Stevenson

Product Details ISBN-10: 037576030X
ISBN-13: 9780375760303
Published: Modern Library
Pages: 1488
Language: English