The Count of Monte Cristo (Google eBook)

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Mundus Publishing, 1922 - 1358 pages
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Dashing young Edmond Dantes has everything. He is engaged to a beautiful woman, is about to become the captain of a ship, and is well liked by almost everyone. But his perfect life is shattered when he is framed by a jealous rival and thrown into a dark prison cell for 14 years. The greatest tale of betrayal, adventure, and revenge ever written, "The Count of Monte Cristo" continues to dazzle readers with its thrilling and memorable scenes, including Dantes's miraculous escape from prison, his amazing discovery of a vast hidden treasure, and his transformation into the mysterious and wealthy Count of Monte Cristo--a man whose astonishing thirst for vengeance is as cruel as it is just.
  

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The writing is unparalleled, the storytelling superb- - Goodreads
Nice work but overuse of coincidence as a plot device. - Goodreads
Like the movie ending better - Goodreads
A great story by a superb writer. - Goodreads
The book is hard to read. - Goodreads
I loved all the intricate layers of storytelling. - Goodreads

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User Review  - David - Goodreads

A true classic and must read. I couldn't put it down. A real page turner. Great for the traveler who plans to visit France or Italy. I read the comic book version when I was a teenager. Spoiler: Long ... Read full review

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User Review  - Marie - Goodreads

Pulpy, melodramatic, full of coincidences and narrow escapes - dastardly villains and a hero who out-batman's batman. Throw in plenty of Wealth Porn and a writer with a sadist's grasp of suspense ... Read full review

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Alexandre Dumas (24 July 1802 – 5 December 1870) was a French writer, best known for his numerous historical novels of high adventure which have made him one of the most widely read French authors in the world.

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