Publisher Description

An Apple Books Classic edition.


Alexandre Dumas’ classic paints a portrait of Edmond Dantès, a dark and calculating man who is willing to wait years to exact his perfect plan for revenge. After his so-called friends frame him for treason, Dantès is sentenced to life imprisonment in a grim island fortress on what was supposed to be his wedding day. After 14 years, he manages to escape prison, but he is unable to free himself from an all-consuming fury. Instead, Dantès spends a decade carrying out the plan for revenge he conceived while behind bars, bringing nightmarish ruination to those who once betrayed him-and second chances to those who tried to save him.


When it was first published in 1844, The Count of Monte Cristo quickly became the best-selling book in all of Europe. Dumas’ novel was ahead of its time, an exciting tale of adventure, treasure, secret identities, and daring escapes. It also reads like an early psychological thriller, leaving readers uneasy as they cheer Dantès on in his vengeful quest. It’s no wonder this book has inspired dozens of screen adaptations!

GENRE
Fiction & Literature
RELEASED
1846
January 14
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
1,863
Pages
PUBLISHER
Public Domain
SELLER
Public Domain
SIZE
1.4
MB

Customer Reviews

Gransj ,

The Count of Monte Cristo

One of the great Classics! Pain, love, suffering and revenge all intertwined make this one really hard to put down. Enjoyed it thoroughly.

jessica Nguyen ,

Must Read!

Longest book I've ever read but definitely one of the best. What made the book so long is the background of characters, for Instance Bertuccio or Haidee, wherein as you go along you'll realize that it actually makes sense to include them. When Edmond Dantes became a count it was so interesting how he studied his villains that every move ended up as checkmate. This is a story about vengeance, dirty politics, love, and forgiveness.

Some of you might think this version is too long, but just to let you know every page is worth reading, don't settle for the abridged version or you'll miss out on all the great scoop!

jaur305 ,

Great story, poorly edited copy

The story is excellent.This copy,however, is full of errors that ought be corrected.

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