The Count Of Monte Cristo: Abridged Edition (Dover Books On Literature & Drama)
"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 i...
Series: Dover Books on Literature & Drama
Paperback: 448 pages
Publisher: Dover Publications; Abridged edition (February 27, 2007)
Product Dimensions: 5.2 x 0.8 x 8 inches
Amazon Rank: 25625
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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.