The Count of Monte Cristo


The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas. With an Introduction and Notes by Keith Wren, University of Kent at Canterbury. The story of Edmund Dantes, self-styled Count of Monte Cristo, is told with consummate skill.

Author: Alexandre Dumas, Keith Wren
ISBN: 9781853267338
Binding: Paperback
Published Year: 2002
Pages: 928
Language: English


The victim of a miscarriage of justice, Dantes is fired by a desire for retribution and empowered by a stroke of providence. In his campaign of vengeance, he becomes an anonymous agent of fate. The sensational narrative of intrigue, betrayal, escape, and triumphant revenge moves at a cracking pace. Dumas’ novel presents a powerful conflict between good and evil embodied in an epic saga of rich diversity that is complicated by the hero’s ultimate discomfort with the hubristic implication of his own actions.

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Weight 0.68 kg
Dimensions 19.7 × 12.7 × 4.9 cm


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