The Count of Monte Cristo

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1st World Publishing, 1928 - France - 472 pages
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The Count of Monte Cristo is the tense and exciting story of Edmond Dantes, a man on the threshold of a bright career and a happy marriage, who is imprisoned in the island fortress of the Chateau d'If on a false political charge. After staging a dramatic escape, he finds the fabulous treasure of Monte Cristo which makes him wealthy. He then sets upon the course of revenge against his old enemies.
 

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Summary: Set in the Napoleanic era, Edmond Dantes is betrayed by an enemy he thought to be his best friend. After a long, miserable imprisonment Edmund is a changed man and now he must decide on ... Read full review

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Best piece of fiction ever. Do not cheat yourself by settling for an abridged version. Im not a speed reader by any stretch so this book took me many train rides to finish but I savored each chapter. Read full review

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Contents

MARSEILLESTHE ARRIVAL
5
FATHER AND SON
16
THE CATALANS
25
CONSPIRACY
36
THE MARRIAGEFEAST
44
THE DEPUTY PROCUREUR DU ROI
60
THE EXAMINATION
72
THE CHATEAU DIF
83
THE HOUSE OF MORREL SON
301
THE FIFTH OF SEPTEMBER
313
ITALY SINBAD THE SAILOR
327
THE WAKING
350
ROMAN BANDITS
356
THE COLOSSEUM
382
LA MAZZOLATA
410
THE CARNIVAL AT ROME
423

THE EVENING OF THE BETROTHAL
93
THE KINGS CLOSET AT THE TUILERIES
99
THE CORSICAN OGRE
109
FATHER AND SON
119
THE HUNDRED DAYS
127
THE TWO PRISONERS
135
NUMBER 34 AND NUMBER 27
146
A LEARNED ITALIAN
161
THE ABBES CHAMBER
173
THE TREASURE
197
THE THIRD ATTACK
209
THE CEMETERY OF THE CHATEAU DIF
219
THE ISLAND OF TIBOULEN
224
THE SMUGGLERS
234
THE ISLAND OF MONTE CRISTO
241
THE SECRET CAVE
249
THE UNKNOWN
256
THE PONT DU GARD INN
263
THE STORY
279
THE PRISON REGISTER
293
THE CATACOMBS OF SAINT SEBASTIAN
439
THE COMPACT
457
THE GUESTS
466
THE BREAKFAST
474
THE PRESENTATION
499
MONSIEUR BERTUCCIO
511
THE HOUSE AT AUTEUIL
516
THE VENDETTA
524
THE RAIN OF BLOOD
544
UNLIMITED CREDIT
556
THE DAPPLED GRAYS
570
IDEOLOGY
583
HAIDEE
594
THE MORREL FAMILY
599
PYRAMUS AND THISBE
608
TOXICOLOGY
620
ROBERT LE DIABLE
637
A FLURRY IN STOCKS
656
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