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Mod Lib The Count Of Monte Cristo

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Mod Lib The Count Of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas
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The Count of Monte Cristo is one of the great thrillers of all time. In 1853 William Thackeray wrote to a friend: 'began to read Monte Cristo at six one morning and never stopped till eleven at night.'. Falsely accused of treason, the young sailor Edmund Dantes is arrested on his wedding day and imprisoned in the island fortress of the Chateau d'If. After staging a dramatic escape, he sets out to discover the fabulous treasure of Monte Cristo and catch up with his enemies. A novel of enormous tension and excitement, Monte Cristo is also a tale of obsession and revenge. Believing himself to be an 'Angel of Providence', Dantes pursues his vengeance to the bitter end, only then realizing that he himself is a victim of fate.

Author Biography

Alexandre Dumas (1802-1870) lived a life as romantic as that depicted in his famous novels. He was born in Villers-Cotter ts, France. His early education was scanty, but his beautiful handwriting secured him a position in Paris in 1822 with the du'Orl ans, where he read voraciously and began to write. His first play, Henri III et sa cour (1829), scored a resounding success for its author and the romantic movement. His lavish spending and flamboyant habits led to the construction of his fabulous Ch teau de Monte-Cristo, and in 1851 he fled to Belgium to escape creditors. Dumas's overall literary output reached more than 277 volumes, but his brilliant historical novels made him the most universally read of all French novelists. With collaborators, mainly Auguste Maquet, Dumas wrote such works as The Three Musketeers (1843-1844); its sequels, Twenty Years After (1845) and the great mystery The Man in the Iron Mask (1845-1850); and The Count of Monte Cristo (1844). His work ignored historical accuracy, psychology, and analysis, but its thrilling adventure and exuberant inventiveness continued to delight readers, and Dumas remains one of the prodigies of nineteenth-century French literature.
Release date NZ
August 23rd, 1996
Country of Publication
United States
Edition
New edition
Imprint
Random House Inc
Pages
1488
Dimensions
138x207x61
ISBN-13
9780679601999
Product ID
1677605

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