The Count of Monte Cristo Author:Alexandrew Dumas 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 t... more »ake the ultimate revenge against his enemies.
Set against the turbulent years of the Napoleonic era, Alexandre Dumas' thrilling adventure story is one of the most widely read novels of all time. In it the dashing young hero, Edmond Dantes, is betrayed by his enemies and thrown in a secret dungeon in the Chateau d'Lf -- doomed to spend his life in a dark prison cell.
The story of his long, intolerable years in captivity, his miraculous escape, and his carefully wrought revenge creates a dramatic tale of mystery and intrigue, and paints a vision of France -- a dazzling, dueling, exuberant France -- that has become immortal.« less