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The Count of Monte Cristo

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The Count of Monte Cristo

By Alexandre Dumas

Modern Library, Hardcover, 9780679601999, 1488pp.

Publication Date: July 9, 1996

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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
Lorenzo Carcaterra is the author of five books, A Safe Place, Sleepers, Apaches, Gangster, and the forthcoming Street Boys. He has also written scripts for movies and television. He lives in New York.


Praise For The Count of Monte Cristo

"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.

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