The Count of Monte Cristo, Volume 3 (Google eBook)
This enduringly popular tale of love and revenge in the post-Napoleonic era follows Edmond Dantes as he prepares to captain his own ship and marry his beloved Mercedes. But on his wedding day, he is betrayed by spiteful enemies and arrested on trumped-up charges. Condemned to lifelong imprisonment, he befriends Faria, a priest and fellow inmate with an escape plan. When Faria dies, Edmond escapes alone. Free at last, and incredibly wealthy, Edmond enters society posing as the Count of Monte Cristo to reclaim his lost love and enact a terrible vengeance on his accusers.
This edition contains extensive overviews of both the author and the novel.
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Review: The Count of Monte Cristo (The Count of Monte Cristo)User Review - Brenner Swenson - Goodreads
I finished this 1200 page monster in less than a month. It's very enthralling to say the least. The writing style is very easy going, but not dull. Overall a great read, and worth the hype. It was ... Read full review
Review: The Count of Monte Cristo (The Count of Monte Cristo)User Review - Killer Rabbit - Goodreads
What should you do when Fate spits in your eye? A worthy soul would probably manage to wipe away the spittle and turn the other cheek. But I am not a worthy soul. When Edmond Dantès was wronged by the ... Read full review