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The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas

The Count of Monte Cristo
by Alexandre Dumas

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The young sailor Edmond Dantes is arrested on his wedding day and imprisoned in the island fortress of the Chateau d'If. His daring escape, recovery of Monte Cristo's fabulous treasure, and revenge on his enemies make this one of the great thrillers of all time. This is a newly revised, unabridged translation.
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The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas

'people get out of prison, and when they get out, and their name is Edmond Dantes, they take their revenge!' Falsely accused of treason, the young sailor Edmond Dantes is arrested on his wedding day and imprisoned in the island fortress of the Chateau d'If. Having endured years of incarceration, he stages a daring and dramatic escape and sets out to discover the fabulous treasure of Monte Cristo, and to catch up with his enemies. A novel of enormous tension and excitement, The Count of 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. One of the great thrillers of all time, The Count of Monte Cristo has been adapted for film and television many times. This newly revised, unabridged translation is as unputdownable now as it was when the novel first appeared, and William Thackeray, enthralled, 'began to read Monte Cristo at six one morning and never stopped till eleven at night'. ABOUT THE SERIES: For over 100 years Oxford World's Classics has made available the widest range of literature from around the globe. Each affordable volume reflects Oxford's commitment to scholarship, providing the most accurate text plus a wealth of other valuable features, including expert introductions by leading authorities, helpful notes to clarify the text, up-to-date bibliographies for further study, and much more.

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About Alexandre Dumas


David Coward is the author of A History of French Literature (Blackwell, 2002) and editor/translator of all the Dumas editions in OWC. He is also transalator of Sade, Beaumarchais, and Diderot's Jaques the Fatalist in OWC.

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GOR009921345
The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas
Alexandre Dumas
Oxford World's Classics
Used - Like New
Paperback
Oxford University Press
2008-04-17
1136
0199219656
9780199219650
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The book has been read, but looks new. The book cover has no visible wear, and the dust jacket is included if applicable. No missing or damaged pages, no tears, possible very minimal creasing, no underlining or highlighting of text, and no writing in the margins.