The Count of Monte Cristo (Penguin Classics)

The Count of Monte Cristo (Penguin Classics)

Robin Buss

"On what slim threads do existence and fortune hang"

Thrown in criminal for against the law he has no longer dedicated, Edmond Dantes is restricted to the bleak citadel of If. There he learns of an outstanding hoard of treasure hidden at the Isle of Monte Cristo and he turns into decided not just to flee, but in addition to unearth the treasure and use it to devise the destruction of the 3 males liable for his incarceration. Dumas’ epic story of soreness and retribution, encouraged by way of a real-life case of wrongful imprisonment, used to be an incredible renowned luck whilst it used to be first serialized within the 1840s.

Robin Buss’s vigorous English translation is entire and unabridged, and continues to be trustworthy to the fashion of Dumas’s unique. This variation contains an creation, explanatory notes and proposals for extra reading.

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