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The count of monte cristo by alexandre dumas everyman's library 1,240 pp the count of monte cristo, dumas's doorstop of derring-do, dumas published the book in 1846. Welcome to the litcharts study guide on alexandre dumas's the count of monte cristo created by the original team behind sparknotes, litcharts are the world's best literature guides a quick-reference summary: the count of monte cristo on a single page the count of monte cristo: detailed summary. One of the most widely read french authors famed for his historical fiction of high adventure, alexandre dumas (1802-1870) wrote more than a hundred plays and novels, including the famous three musketeers trilogy, the count of monte cristo, and the man in the iron mask his books have been translated into more than 100 languages. His story inspired the novel the count of monte cristo, written by his son, alexandre dumas, who also drew upon his father's adventures in the three musketeers. By patti lecron ah monte-cristo is one of the most delicious follies ever made it is the most royal bonbonniere that exists wrote honore balzac, describing the dazzling chateau his flamboyant literary rival alexandre dumas had just built.
The count of monte cristo literary analysis the count of monte cristo is a book written by french author alexandre dumas it features the story of a young man who is the victim of false imprisonment by a friend. The count of monte cristo 1 chapter 1 marseilles -- the arrival n the 24th of february, 1810, the look-out at notre-dame de la garde signalled the three-master, the. The count of monte cristo: theme analysis, free study guides and book notes including comprehensive chapter analysis, complete summary analysis, author biography information, character profiles, theme analysis, metaphor analysis, and top ten quotes on classic literature.
The count of monte cristo is a very powerful book so powerful in fact, that was controversial when it was first released the catholic church in france condemned it because of its powerful message it presented the reader this theme was one of revenge and vengeance monte cristo had two goals- to. An analysis of alexandre dumas's novel the count of monte cristo alexandre dumas, the count of monte cristo alexandre dumas, the count of monte cristo, novel. The count of monte cristo character analysis in the novel the count of monte cristo, i read many events unfold edmond dantes was a very happy and honest man. The count of monte cristo by alexandre dumas is the ultimate novel of retributionbased on a true story, it recounts the story of edouard dantes, his betrayal and imprisonment in the sinister chateau d'if.
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