The Count of Monte Cristo
Revenge at all cost!A young sailor returns home from a dangerous voyage. His father and his sweetheart are waiting for him. But an act of jealous treachery changes his life forever!An unexpected meeting changes everything and the man who was once an unknown sailor emerges as The Count of Monte... show more
Revenge at all cost!A young sailor returns home from a dangerous voyage. His father and his sweetheart are waiting for him. But an act of jealous treachery changes his life forever!An unexpected meeting changes everything and the man who was once an unknown sailor emerges as The Count of Monte Cristo, mysterious, rich, and powerful enough to take the ultimate revenge against his enemies.
Pages no: 1316
Edition language: English
, Historical Fiction
, Classic Literature
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...
The first 60% of this book is...way too long. Sorry, y'all. Yes, it was beautiful writing. Yes, a lot of it did end up being important in the last 40%. Yes, that last 40% does largely make up for the first 60%. But seriously, get an editor! :P I found my mind wandering a lot while I was listening ...
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.
No revenge story will ever measure up after reading this. Dude is the Revenge Master, level infinity. He was framed and sent away to prison for life as a young man. After fourteen years in prison, he escapes and plots and amazing comeback. He doesn't rush in and screw it all up. It takes twenty...
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