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Count of Monte Cristo
     

Count of Monte Cristo

by Pauline Francis, Alexandre Retold by Pauline Franc Dumas
 

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In this retelling for younger readers, Edmond Dantes is a victim of a miscarriage of justice. As an innocent man wrongly imprisoned, he is fired by a desire for retribution and empowered by a stroke of providence.  On his escape from prison, Dantes inherits a vast hoard of treasure that has been buried on the island of Monte Cristo, and uses his

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In this retelling for younger readers, Edmond Dantes is a victim of a miscarriage of justice. As an innocent man wrongly imprisoned, he is fired by a desire for retribution and empowered by a stroke of providence.  On his escape from prison, Dantes inherits a vast hoard of treasure that has been buried on the island of Monte Cristo, and uses his fortune to seek revenge on those who plotted his downfall. In his campaign of vengeance, he becomes an anonymous agent of fate.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780237534424
Publisher:
Evans, M. & Company, Inc.
Publication date:
07/28/2008
Pages:
48
Lexile:
680L (what's this?)
Age Range:
10 - 14 Years

Meet the Author

Pauline Francis has 20 years of experience as a secondary school teacher and trained librarian. She is the author of a number of retellings of well-known classics, including A Christmas Carol, Frankenstein, and The War of the Worlds.

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