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The Count of Monte Cristo (Puffin Classics) : Abridged

By: Alexandre Dumas

Price: $4.99

Publisher: Puffin: August 1996

Seller ID: 72174

ISBN: 0140373535

Condition: New


The Count of Monte Cristo was inspired by an anecdote from the Parisian police archives, a pearl of a story, Dumas called it, 'A rough, shapeless pearl, of no value, waiting for its jeweller'. Edmond Dante's betrayal, his incarceration in the fortress-prison of If, his search for Abbe Faria's hidden treasure, and his reappearance, now fabulously rich, as the brooding, Byronic and vengeful Count of Monte-Cristo - these are the bare outlines of a book which Thackeray, for ... View more info