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  • Published: 3 August 2009
  • ISBN: 9780099518945
  • Imprint: Vintage Classics
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 1472
  • RRP: $17.99

The Count Of Monte Cristo




‘Dumas is a master of ripping yarns full of fearless heroes, poisonous ladies and swashbuckling adventurers.’The Guardian

Imprisoned for a crime he didn’t commit, Edmond Dantès spends fourteen bitter years in a dungeon. When his daring escape plan works he uses all he has learnt during his incarceration to mastermind an elaborate plan of revenge that will bring punishment to those he holds responsible for his fate. No longer the naïve sailor who disappeared into the dark fortress all those years ago, he reinvents himself as the charming, mysterious and powerful Count of Monte Cristo…

  • Pub date: 3 August 2009
  • ISBN: 9780099518945
  • Imprint: Vintage Classics
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 1472
  • RRP: $17.99

About the Author

Alexandre Dumas

Alexandre Dumas was a French playwright, historian and prolific novelist, penning a string of successful books including The Three Musketeers (1844), The Count of Monte Cristo (1845), and Twenty Years After(1845). His novels have been translated into a hundred different languages and inspired over two hundred films. In his day Dumas was as famous for his financial irresponsibility and flamboyant lifestyle as for his writing. Dumas died in 1870.

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