The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas

Promise me, promise me, promise me, my dear friends that you will read this book. It will disappoint in any way–I promise! I ask you, no I partition you to add The Count of Monte Cristo to your book collection!

Falsely accused of treason, the young sailor Edmond Dantes is arrested on his wedding day and imprisoned in the island fortress of the Château d’If. Having endured years of incarceration, he stages a daring and dramatic escape and sets out to discover the fabulous treasure of Monte Cristo, and to catch up with his enemies.

A novel of enormous tension and excitement, The Count of Monte Cristo is also a tale of obsession and revenge. Believing himself to be an ‘Angel of Providence’, Dantes pursues his vengeance to the bitter end, only then realizing that he himself is a victim of fate.

One of the great thrillers of all time, The Count of Monte Cristo is one of the greatest best-written adventure-love story deserving of a FIVE-STAR book read! ENJOY!


2 comments on “The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas

  1. I finally absorbed this book in 2011 & couldn’t put it down, and yet I didn’t want it too end. Brilliant and captivating book! Please don’t waste your time with unabridged versions or with movies. They are not in the same ball game as the original. A must read!

    • Thank you Monique for your comment. I agree with you wholeheartedly! The book far surpasses the adaptational movies and unabridged versions! The story is original, moving, romantic, adventurous and full of principles we can all learn from. Thank you again for your comment. ~SK of The Brumshiretales

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