Count of Monte Cristo   -     By: Alexandre Dumas
Buy Item $4.49 Retail: $4.99 Save 10% ($0.50) Add To Cart
Add To Wishlist

Count of Monte Cristo

Puffin / 1996 / Paperback

$4.49 (CBD Price)
|
Retail: $4.99
|
Save 10% ($0.50)
Availability: In Stock
CBD Stock No: WW373535

Current Promotions

Product Description

One of the greatest thrillers of all time, The Count of Monte Cristo tells the tale of young Edmond Dantes, who, falsely accused of treason and arrested on his wedding day, escapes from prison to seek revenge on his enemies. This is the only complete paperback edition available, based on the classic, anonymous translation in print since the nineteenth century.

Product Information

Format: Paperback
Vendor: Puffin
Publication Date: 1996
Dimensions: 7.72 X 5.04 X 0.74 (inches)
ISBN: 0140373535
ISBN-13: 9780140373530
Availability: In Stock
Series: Puffin Classics

Related Products

  1. Count Of Monte Cristo
    Count Of Monte Cristo
    Alexandre Dumas
    Penguin Classics / 2003 / Trade Paperback
    $9.49 Retail: $15.00 Save 37% ($5.51)
    Availability: Out of Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW49267

Publisher's Description

The Count of Monte Cristo was inspired by an anecdote from the Parisian police archives, a pearl of a story, Dumas called it, 'A rough, shapeless pearl, of no value, waiting for its jeweller'. Edmond Dantè's betrayal, his incarceration in the fortress-prison of If, his search for Abbé Faria's hidden treasure, and his reappearance, now fabulously rich, as the brooding, Byronic and vengeful Count of Monte-Cristo - these are the bare outlines of a book which Thackeray, for one, found impossible to put down. Dumas set his magnificent novel of L'action et l'amour in nineteenth-century metropolitan Paris with interludes in Marseilles and Rome. In it he gave free rein to the sensational - hashish-smoking, vampirism and sex - and to his interest in travel, classical myth, the orient, human psychology and disguises. The Count of Monte Cristo (1844-46) is one of the great popular novels of all time, and a landmark in the development of modern popular fiction.

Author Bio

Alexandre Dumas was born July 24, 1802, at Villiers-Cotterets, France, the son of Napoleon's famous mulatto general, Dumas. Alexandre Dumas began writing at an early age and saw his first success in a play he wrote entitled Henri III et sa Cour (1829). A prolific author, Dumas was also an adventurer and took part in the Revolution of 1830. Dumas is most famous for his brilliant historical novels, which he wrote with collaborators, mainly Auguste Maquet, and which were serialized in the popular press of the day. His most popular works are The Three Musketeers(1844), The Count of Monte Cristo (1844-45), and The Man in Iron Mask (1848-50). Dumas made and lost several fortunes, and died penniless on on December 5, 1870.
Robin Waterfield is a graduate of Manchester University and studied Greek philosphy at King's College, Cambridge. He is currently writing a major biography of Kahlil Gibran.

Product Reviews

Be the first to write a review!

Ask Christianbook

Back
×

Ask Christianbook

What would you like to know about this product? Please enter your name, your email and your question regarding the product in the fields below, and we'll answer you in the next 24-48 hours.

If you need immediate assistance regarding this product or any other, please call 1-800-CHRISTIAN to speak directly with a customer service representative.

Other Customers Also Purchased

  1. 100 Words Every High School Graduate Should Know
    100 Words Every High School Graduate Should Know
    American Heritage Dictionaries Editors
    Houghton Mifflin Harcourt / Trade Paperback
    $5.49 Retail: $6.95 Save 21% ($1.46)
    3.5 Stars Out Of 5 4 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW374124
  2. Horizons Math, Grade 4, Student Workbook 1
    Horizons Math, Grade 4, Student Workbook 1
    Alpha Omega
    Alpha Omega Publications / 2000 / Trade Paperback
    $17.96 Retail: $19.95 Save 10% ($1.99)
    4 Stars Out Of 5 6 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW12057
  3. Key to Fractions Answers and Notes for Books 1-4
    Key to Fractions Answers and Notes for Books 1-4
    McGraw-Hill / 1980 / Trade Paperback
    $7.39 Retail: $7.96 Save 7% ($0.57)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 4 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW68497
  4. Key To Algebra, Book #8
    Key To Algebra, Book #8
    McGraw-Hill / Trade Paperback
    $4.99 Retail: $5.28 Save 5% ($0.29)
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW53018

Find Related Products

Author/Artist Review

Start A New Christianbook.com Search