The Count of Monte Cristo (Hardcover)

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Description


Set against the tumultuous years of the post-Napoleonic era, The Count of Monet Cristo recounts the swashbuckling adventures of Edmond Dantes, 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.

About the Author


Alexandre Dumas (1802-1870) was one of the literary lights of France during the Romantic Revolution, his complete works eventually filling over three hundred volumes. George Bernard Shaw described him as "one of the best storytellersa ]that ever lived." The Man in the Iron Mask and The Three Musketeers are available from Brilliance Audio.

Praise For…


"Dumas was... a summit of art. Nobody ever could,  or did, or will improve upon Dumas's romances and  plays." -- George Bernard Shaw


From the Paperback edition.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780679601999
ISBN-10: 0679601996
Publisher: Modern Library
Publication Date: July 9th, 1996
Pages: 1488
Language: English