The Count of Monte Cristo - Alexandre Dumas (Bentley Loft Classics Book #2)

The Count of Monte Cristo - Alexandre Dumas (Bentley Loft Classics Book #2)

by Alexandre Dumas

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Overview

Bentley Loft Classics Book is proud to present The Count of Monte Cristo by 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 to be, along with The Three Musketeers, Dumas' most popular and best version of work. 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 best 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 to the reign of Louis-Philippe of France). The historical setting is a fundamental element of the book. It is an adventure story primarily concerned with the best themes of hope, justice, vengeance, mercy and forgiveness.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940013113527
Publisher: Bentley Loft
Publication date: 08/16/2011
Series: Bentley Loft Classics , #2
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

Alexandre Dumas, pronounced: [a.lɛk.sɑ̃dʁ dy.ma], born Dumas Davy de la Pailleterie ([dy.ma da.vi də pa.jət.ʁi]) (24 July 1802 – 5 December 1870) was a French writer, best known for his historical best version novels of high adventure which have made him one of the most widely and best read French authors in the world. Many of his novels, including The Count of Monte Cristo, The Three Musketeers, Twenty Years After, and The Vicomte de Bragelonne were originally serialized. He also wrote the best plays and best magazine articles and was a prolific correspondent. Born in poverty, Dumas was the grandson of a French nobleman and a Haitian slave.

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