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The Count of Monte Cristo: Abridged Edition

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A piece of perfect storytelling." and#8212; 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 Dantand#232;s, a gallant young sailor whose life takes a bitter turn when, during the final days of Napoleon's reign, he is 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, Dantand#232;s is now free to play out his elaborate plans of revenge on those who betrayed him.

Synopsis:

Falsely accused of treason, Edmond Dantand#232;s is imprisoned in the bleak Chateau d'If. After a hair-raising escape, he launches an elaborate plot to extract a bitter revenge against those who betrayed him.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780486116822
Subtitle:
Abridged Edition
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Author:
Dumas, Alexandre
Subject:
Classics
Edition Description:
Abridged
Publication Date:
20070227
Binding:
Electronic book text in proprietary or open standard format
Pages:
448
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.19 in 0.84 lb

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Falsely accused of treason, Edmond Dantand#232;s is imprisoned in the bleak Chateau d'If. After a hair-raising escape, he launches an elaborate plot to extract a bitter revenge against those who betrayed him.
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