Count of Monte Cristo, The

Alexandre Dumas, Robin Buss

Format: Paperback / softback

Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd

Published: 27th Mar '03

£8.99

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 Cristo and becomes determined not only to escape, but also to unearth treasure and use it to plot destruction of men responsive for his incarceration.

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Description

The epic tale of wrongful imprisonment, adventure and revenge, in its definitive translationThrown in prison for a crime he has not committed, Edmond Dantes is confined to the grim fortress of If. There he learns of a great hoard of treasure hidden on the Isle of Monte Cristo and he becomes determined not only to escape, but also to use the treasure to plot the destruction of the three men responsible for his incarceration. Dumas’ epic tale of suffering and retribution, inspired by a real-life case of wrongful imprisonment, was a huge popular success when it was first serialized in the 1840s.Translated with an Introduction by ROBIN BUSS

Additional information

Weight 0.886 kg
Dimensions 56 × 129 × 198 mm
Page Count 1312