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The Count of Monte Cristo

The Count of Monte Cristo

Author: Alexandre Dumas; Robin Buss
Publisher: London, England ; New York, New York : Penguin Books, 2003. ©2003
Series: Penguin classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
Overview: Alexandre Dumas's novel of justice, retribution, and self-discovery - one of the most enduringly popular adventure tales ever written - appears here in a newly revised translation. "This novel tells the story of Edmond Dantes, wrongfully imprisoned for life in the supposedly impregnable sea fortress the Chateau d'If. After a daring escape, and after unearthing a hidden treasure revealed to him by a  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Classic
Historical fiction
Action and adventure fiction
Adventure fiction
Romans, nouvelles, etc
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alexandre Dumas; Robin Buss
ISBN: 9780140449266 0140449264 9780679601999 0679601996 9780307271129 0307271129
OCLC Number: 51272321
Language Note: Translated from the French.
Awards: Runner-up for The BBC Big Read Top 100 2003
Short-listed for BBC Big Read Top 100 2003
Description: xxviii, 1276 pages ; 20 cm.
Contents: Chronology --
Introduction --
Further reading --
Note on the text --
Count of Monte Cristo --
Series Title: Penguin classics.
Other Titles: Comte de Monte-Cristo.
Responsibility: Alexandre Dumas (père) ; translated and with an introduction and notes by Robin Buss.
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Thrown in prison for a crime he has not committed Edmond Dantes spends fourteen bitter years imprisoned in grim fortress of If. There he learns of a great hoard of treasure hidden on Isle of Monte  Read more...


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