The Count of Monte Cristo

By: Alexandre Dumas,Pere
Published By: Double9 Books
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Along with The Three Musketeers, one of Alexandre Dumas's most well-known writings is The Count of Monte Cristo (French: Le Comte de Monte-Cristo). The story revolves around a guy who was wrongfully imprisoned, escapes from prison, acquires a fortune, and exacts revenge on those who put him in prison.Edmond Dantès docks the Pharaon at Marseille on the day in 1815 when Napoleon flees from the Island of Elba. Leclère, his captain, had passed away as the ship was sailing away from Elba. He is charged with being a traitor and will soon become captain of the ship under the ownership of Morrel.To avoid being taken by the then-Pope Alexander VI and his son Cesare Borgia, Cardinal Cesare Spada had a treasure hidden on the Island of Monte Cristo in 1498. He decided to get revenge for Faria's passing and murdered the man with a blade stained with his blood.In 1838, Dantès makes his Paris appearance as the Count of Monte Cristo. To ruin Danglars' fortune, his other self manipulates the bond market. Without Mercédès being aware of it, he meets her for the first time in 23 years. After three months of tracking VilleFort down in Auteuil, Bertuccio stabs him as he is being buried secretly.

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Alexandre Dumas,Pere

Alexandre Dumas pere was a French writer and dramatist, born on 24 July 1802. His father was a general in French army who fought in the French Revolution. Dumas father died in his early childhood so his mother brought him up in difficult conditions. Inspiring stories of his father's heroic military life gave him spectacular vision for historical, adventurous and heroic writing. Aristocratic background of his father helped him to get a job and he went Paris for employment. His interest in writing and theatre also evolved and he began his writing work with magazine article writing. In 1828, he wrote first solo play Henry III At The Court. His famous literary works - The Three Musketeers, Queen Margot, The Count of Monte Cristo, The Lady of the Camellias, Twenty Years After, etc. Alexandre Dumas has written on universal human themes of unity, faith, love, romance, loyalty, treachery, revenge and repossession. He died in 1870.

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Product Details

  • Publisher: Double 9 Books
  • Publishing Year: 2023
  • Language: English
  • Paperback: 1237 Pages
  • ISBN-10: 9356569223
  • ISBN-13: 9789356569225
  • Item Weight: 1484.4g
  • Dimension : 216 x 140 x 66.9 mm
  • Country of Origin : India
  • Reading age : 10+
  • Importer: Double 9 Books
  • Packer: Double 9 Books
  • Book Type : Fiction / Classics, Fiction / Literary