The Count of Monte Cristo

The Count of Monte Cristo

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Alexandre Dumas's thrilling adventure of one man's quest for freedom and vengeance on those who betrayed him.

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SERIES EDITED BY CYNTHIA BRANTLEY JOHNSON
  • Simon & Schuster | 
  • 688 pages | 
  • ISBN 9780743487559 | 
  • May 2004

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About the Author

Alexandre Dumas

Alexander Dumas (1802–1870), author of more than ninety plays and many novels, was well known in Parisian society and was a contemporary of Victor Hugo. After the success of The Count of Monte Cristo, Dumas dumped his entire fortune into his own Chateau de Monte Cristo-and was then forced to flee to Belgium to escape his creditors. He died penniless but optimistic.

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