Alexandre Dumas The Count of Monte Cristo is an adventure novel by Alexandre Dumas.
Published in 1844, it is often considered one of the great thrillers of all time and, along with The Three Musketeers, Dumas' most popular work.
Falsely accused of treason, the young sailor Edmund Dantes is arrested on his wedding day and imprisoned in the island fortress of the Chateau d'If. After staging a dramatic escape, he sets out to discover the treasure of Monte Cristo and catch up with his enemies.
Alexandre Dumas (1802 - 1870) was a French writer, best known for his numerous historical novels of high adventure, which have made him one of the most widely read French authors in the world.
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Alexandre Dumas An adventure story primarily concerned with themes of hope, justice, vengeance, mercy, and forgiveness, it focuses on a man who is wrongfully imprisoned, escapes from jail, acquires a fortune and sets about getting revenge on those responsible for his imprisonment. However, his plans have devastating consequences for the innocent as well as the guilty.
Considered a literary classic today, The Count of Monte Cristo has become a fixture of Western literature, as inescapable and immediately identifiable as Mickey Mouse, Noah's flood, and the story of Little Red Riding Hood.
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Alexandre Dumas An epic literary adventure considered a classic around the world. The story centers around Edmond Dantes, a young sailor who finds himself arrested, accused of treason, and relegated to the bowls of the island fortress of Chateau d'If, all on his wedding day. The ensuing drama of his escape, revenge, and quest for the treasure of Monte Cristo is one reread by thousands every year.
Alexandre Dumas La venganza era su unica diosa. Entre las novelas de aventuras de Alejandro Dumas, siempre ha ocupado lugar preferencial la historia de Edmundo Dantes, quien condenado injustamente a morir en la prision de If, logra escapar, encontrar un tesoro y bajo la personalidad ficticia de Conde de Montecristo, dedica el resto de su vida a vengarse implacablemente de quienes lo llevaron al encarcelamiento, pero tambien a beneficiar a todos aquellos que lo ayudaron y tuvieron un gesto de bondad en el momento de necesidad. Ese personaje lleno de contradicciones y que sabe premiar a los buenos y castigar a los malos es uno de los mas legendarios en toda la literatura de aventuras y la genial creacion de Dumas siempre ha sido una de las preferidas del publico. Es obra que nunca ha dejado de ser editada y se ofrece con orgullo dentro de esta coleccion.
The story of Edmundo Dantes has always occupied a preferential place in the eyes of readers. He is condemned unjustly to die in the prison. He manages to escape, finds a treasure, and under the fictitious personality of the Count of Montecristo, spends the rest of his life to take revenge on those who sent him to jail.
Alexandre Dumas The Three Musketeers is a swashbuckling adventure in which the king of France's guards swear by the motto "All for one and one for all" and follow it with the utmost commitment.
The Musketeers find themselves having a whole host of adventures, which serve as a training period for the young D'Argtagnan, who has always dreamed of a life with the Musketeers after hearing of them as a little boy.
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Alexandre Dumas Brave, impulsive and infinitely susceptible, D'Artagnan triumphs on the duelling ground and in the boudoir by virtue of his charm, his wit, and skills at arms. When these resources prove insufficient his faithful friends Athos, Porthos, and Aramis, the Three Musketeers, save the day.
Alexandre Dumas Edmond Dantès, an innocent young sailor, falls into despair when he is arrested on a false charge of treason and thrown into prison without a trial. He learns of his friends' betrayal from the Abbé Faria, an equally innocent prisoner, and plots his revenge following a daring, if nightmarish escape from the Chateau d'If. After becoming a wealthy man, he assumes the guise of the urbane Count of Monte-Cristo and begins to entrap his enemies one by one.
Alexandre Dumas "The Count of Monte Cristo" (French: "Le Comte de Monte-Cristo") is an adventure novel by Alexandre Dumas, père. It is often considered, along with "The Three Musketeers", as Dumas' most popular work. It is also among the highest selling books of all time. The writing of the work was completed in 1844. Like many of his novels, it is expanded from the plot outlines suggested by his collaborating ghostwriter Auguste Maquet.
The story takes place in France, Italy, islands in the Mediterranean and the Levant during the historical events of 1815-1838 (from just before the Hundred Days through the reign of Louis-Philippe of France). The historical setting is a fundamental element of the book. It is primarily concerned with themes of hope, justice, vengeance, mercy, forgiveness and death, and is told in the style of an adventure story.
Alexandre Dumas "All for one and one for all!" is one of the most memorable lines in all of literature and cinema. Join Athos, Porthos, Aramis, and d'Artagnan in this classic adventure. Dumas at his best!