The Count of Monte Cristo, or the Adventures of Edmond Dantès
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Published by Hawarden Press in London .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

Other titlesAdventures of Edmond Dantès
Statementby Alexandre Dumas.
Series[Howard collection], Complete works of Alexandre Dumas -- v. [1-4]
The Physical Object
Pagination4 v. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22208160M

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I first read The Count of Monte Cristo in abridged form and am glad to have finally read the full version. The backdrop is the chaotic politics of France from , and we are taken on a journey through France (largely Paris & Marseilles), Italy (Rome) and the islands of the Mediterranean/5(K). As Monte Cristo, Dantès ingeniously manages to be introduced to the cream of Parisian society, among whom he goes unrecognized. But Monte Cristo, in contrast, recognizes all of his enemies — all now wealthy and influential men. Fernand has married Mercédès and is now known as Count de Morcerf. Monte Cristo releases information to the press.   The Count of Monte Cristo also has ALL THE THEMES: love, redemption, faith (why do bad things happen to good people?), greed, power. But the real delight in reading The Count of Monte Cristo is how Edmond Dantès’ enemies sow the seeds of their own destruction. All he has to do is put temptation in their path, then watch the inevitable : Tasha Brandstatter. Ten years later, Dantès emerges in Rome, calling himself the Count of Monte Cristo. He seems to be all knowing and unstoppable. In Rome Dantès ingratiates himself to Albert de Morcerf, son of Fernand Mondego and Mercédès, by saving him from bandits. In return for the favor, Albert introduces Dantès to .

Monte Cristo explains that his dissatisfaction with human justice stems not only from the fact that the system sometimes allows the guilty to fall through the cracks, going unpunished for heinous crimes, but also from the fact that modern means of punishment are insufficient. If you cannot view the YouTube movie trailer of The Count of Monte Cristo, please click here.. During Dantès’ examination by M. de Villefort, the Deputy Procureur Du Roi, believes what he is hearing, but when he reads the second letter that Dantès is supposed to deliver, he is quite frightened and burns the letter, telling the young man not to ever tell anyone about the letter suggesting.   "A piece of perfect storytelling." — Robert Louis Stevenson. First published in , 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 5/5(1).   The adventurous novel The Count of Monte Cristo contains many enduring themes, including betrayal and vengeance, as after being falsely accused, Dantès escapes prison and .

  The Count of Monte Cristo, Illustrated Language: English: LoC Class: PQ: Language and Literatures: Romance literatures: French, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese: Subject: Historical fiction Subject: Revenge -- Fiction Subject: Adventure stories Subject: Prisoners -- Fiction Subject: France -- History -- 19th century -- Fiction Subject: Pirates Cited by:   A popular bestseller since its publication in , 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.4/5(18). And of course, while Edmond Dantès was a nice happy-go-lucky guy, the Count of Monte Cristo is a sinister and vengeful man. Arranged Marriage: Eugenie Danglars with Albert de Morcerf (later, with Andrea Cavalcanti), and Valentine de Villefort with Franz d'Epinay. A popular bestseller since its publication in , 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.5/5(8).