On many of the “best novels of all time” lists, The Count Of Monte Cristo is a wonderful read! And after you read the book, if you get a chance make sure to watch the movie made in 2002 starting Jim Caviezel and Guy Pierce!
Free E-Book Series – The Count Of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo is an adventure novel by French author Alexandre Dumas completed in 1844. It is one of the author’s more popular works, along with The Three Musketeers. Like many of his novels, it was expanded from plot outlines suggested by his collaborating ghostwriter Auguste Maquet.
The story takes place in France, Italy, and islands in the Mediterranean during the historical events of 1815–1839: the era of the Bourbon Restoration through the reign of Louis-Philippe of France. It begins just before the Hundred Days period (when Napoleon returned to power after his exile). The historical setting is a fundamental element of the book, an adventure story primarily concerned with themes of hope, justice, vengeance, mercy, and forgiveness. It centres on a man who is wrongfully imprisoned, escapes from jail, acquires a fortune, and sets about exacting revenge on those responsible for his imprisonment. His plans have devastating consequences for both the innocent and the guilty.
The book is considered a literary classic today. CLICK HERE to read The Count Of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas
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