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Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas [NOOK Book]

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Count of Monte Cristo (French: Le Comte de Monte-Cristo) is an adventure novel by Alexandre Dumas, p?re. It is often considered, along with The Three Musketeers, as Dumas's most popular work. The writing of the work was completed in 1844. Like many of his novels, it is expanded from the plot outlines suggested by his collaborating ghostwriter Auguste Maquet.

The story takes place in France, Italy, islands in the Mediterranean and the Levant ...
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Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas

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Overview

Count of Monte Cristo (French: Le Comte de Monte-Cristo) is an adventure novel by Alexandre Dumas, père. It is often considered, along with The Three Musketeers, as Dumas's most popular work. The writing of the work was completed in 1844. Like many of his novels, it is expanded from the plot outlines suggested by his collaborating ghostwriter Auguste Maquet.

The story takes place in France, Italy, islands in the Mediterranean and the Levant during the historical events of 1815–1838 (from just before the Hundred Days through the reign of Louis-Philippe of France). The historical setting is a fundamental element of the book. It is primarily concerned with themes of justice, vengeance, mercy, and forgiveness, and is told in the style of an adventure story.
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940149369164
  • Publisher: Consumer Oriented Ebooks Publisher
  • Publication date: 3/29/2014
  • Series: Alexandre Dumas Books , #7
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 1,178,005
  • File size: 2 MB

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  • Posted May 2, 2014

    This Copy Stinks!!

    Bad Copy! And B&N are useless in helping get a good working copy.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 31, 2012

    No wonder this novel is so famous!

    This is an abridged version, but I really didn't care. Extraneous details can bore me if I don't know what I'm getting into. The plot of this book has to be one of the best of any classic I've read. The crazy thing is that Dumas heard an anecdote and got the idea for the name while he was escorting Louis Napoleon around Italy. The first 1/3 of the book is kind of like pushing a boulder up a hill. The last 2/3 everything rolls fast. The characters are all very well constructed, albeit some really don't seem as sinister as the main character believes them to be.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 18, 2012

    One of the greatest novels ever written. In my opinion his grea

    One of the greatest novels ever written. In my opinion his greatest masterpiece. Highly recommended.

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