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The Count of Monte Cristo / Alexandre Dumas ; translated and with an introduction and notes by Robin Buss.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at LARL/NWRL Consortium.
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Moorhead Public Library DUM (Text) 33500012732368 Main Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780140449266
  • ISBN: 9780141392462 (hbk.)
  • ISBN: 0141392460 (hbk.)
  • Physical Description: xxviii, 1276 p. ; 21 cm.
  • Publisher: London : Penguin, 2012.

Content descriptions

General Note:
This translation originally published: 2003.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references.
Summary, etc.:
A beautiful new clothbound edition of Alexandre Dumas's classic novel of wrongful imprisonment, adventure and revenge. Thrown in prison for a crime he has not committed, Edmond Dantes is confined to the grim fortress of the Château d'If. There he learns of a great hoard of treasure hidden on the Isle of Monte Cristo and becomes determined not only to escape but to unearth the treasure and use it to plot the destruction of the three men responsible for his incarceration. A huge popular success when it was first serialized in the 1840s, Dumas was inspired by a real-life case of wrongful imprisonment when writing his epic tale of suffering and retribution.
Language Note:
Translated from the French.
Author Notes

Alexandre Dumas (1802–1870) was the son of Napoleon’s famous general Dumas. A prolific author, his body of work includes a number of popular classics, including The Three Musketeers and The Man in the Iron Mask.

Robin Buss (1939–2006) was a writer and translator who worked for the Independent on Sunday and as television critic for the Times Educational Supplement. He was also the translator of a number of volumes for Penguin Classics.

Subject: False imprisonment > Fiction.
Revenge > Fiction.
France > Social conditions > Fiction.

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