Il conte di Montecristo
Publish date: July 29th 2013
Pages no: 140
Edition language: Italian
, Historical Fiction
, Classic Literature
TITLE: The Count of Monte Cristo AUTHOR: Alexandre Dumas TRANSLATOR: Robin Buss DATE PUBLISHED: originally 1844 (Penguin edition 2012) FORMAT: Hardcover EDITION: Penguin Classics (Clothbound), complete and unabridged ISBN-13: 978...
Rather fascinating read.
Young sailor Edmond Dantés is well-meaning, kind and really rather naive, wanting nothing more than to make enough money to take care of his elderly father and marry his beloved Mercedes. There are other, less well-meaning people in his life who want what he has and are prepared to frame Dantés for ...
This classic story of wrongful imprisonment, hidden treasure, and revenge is truly a masterpiece. Alexandre Dumas’ famous novel The Count of Monte Cristo has seen life not only in print but in film and television, but one cannot appreciate the novel unless you read it in its entire unabridged lengt...
I found this book long and a bit difficult to read. Apparently, I read the abridged version, but I can't imagine what they took out. Anyway, the end made up for the early dragging. The revenge in the end was worth the wait and very clever.