The Count of Monte Cristo (Penguin Classics)

ISBN9780140449266
PublisherPenguin Putnam Inc.
PublishedMarch 1, 2003
Pages1276
AuthorAlexandre Dumas
FormatPAPERBACK
Weight0.9 Kg.
Height7.8 in.
Width5.0 in.
Depth2.4 in.

The Count of Monte Cristo (Penguin Classics)

Alexandre Dumas

PAPERBACK

March 1, 2003

"On what slender threads do life and fortune hang." Nominated as one of America’s best-loved novels by PBS’s The Great American Read

Thrown in prison for a crime he has not committed, Edmond Dantes is confined to the grim fortress of If. There he learns of a great hoard of treasure hidden on the Isle of Monte Cristo and he becomes determined not only to escape, but also to unearth the treasure and use it to plot the destruction of the three men responsible for his incarceration. Dumas’ epic tale of suffering and retribution, inspired by a real-life case of wrongful imprisonment, was a huge popular success when it was first serialized in the 1840s.

Robin Buss’s lively English translation is complete and unabridged, and remains faithful to the style of Dumas’s original. This edition includes an introduction, explanatory notes and suggestions for further reading.

For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators.

Buy The Count of Monte Cristo (Penguin Classics) by Alexandre Dumas at Fully Booked online and at Fully Booked branches in the Philippines.

The Count of Monte Cristo (Penguin Classics)

Alexandre Dumas

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ISBN9780140449266
PublisherPenguin Putnam Inc.
PublishedMarch 1, 2003
Pages1276
AuthorAlexandre Dumas
FormatPAPERBACK
Weight0.9 Kg.
Height7.8 in.
Width5.0 in.
Depth2.4 in.

Synopsis

"On what slender threads do life and fortune hang." Nominated as one of America’s best-loved novels by PBS’s The Great American Read

Thrown in prison for a crime he has not committed, Edmond Dantes is confined to the grim fortress of If. There he learns of a great hoard of treasure hidden on the Isle of Monte Cristo and he becomes determined not only to escape, but also to unearth the treasure and use it to plot the destruction of the three men responsible for his incarceration. Dumas’ epic tale of suffering and retribution, inspired by a real-life case of wrongful imprisonment, was a huge popular success when it was first serialized in the 1840s.

Robin Buss’s lively English translation is complete and unabridged, and remains faithful to the style of Dumas’s original. This edition includes an introduction, explanatory notes and suggestions for further reading.

For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators.

Buy The Count of Monte Cristo (Penguin Classics) by Alexandre Dumas at Fully Booked online and at Fully Booked branches in the Philippines.

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