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The Count of Monte Cristo (Puffin Classics) : Abridged

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4 out of 5
Based on 407,929 Ratings and 12,657 Reviews

Book 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 C... More
Book Information
PublisherPuffin Books
BindingPaperback (213 editions)
Reading LevelUncategorized
# of Pages400
ISBN-100140373535
ISBN-13978-0140373530
Publication Date08/01/1996
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About Alexandre Dumas (Author) : Alexandre Dumas is a published adapter, author, and an editor of children's books. Some of the published credits of Alexandre Dumas include The Count of Monte Cristo, The Man in the Iron Mask (Gateway... more
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About Robin H. Waterfield (Author, Editor) : Robin H. Waterfield is a published author and an editor of children's books and young adult books. Some of the published credits of Robin H. Waterfield include The Rime of the Ancient Mariner: And Oth... more
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"The Count Of Monte Cristo," by Alexander Dumas, reviewed.
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9/24/2010 Kurt Frenier said: One of my favorites

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6/22/2009 julia b tagged as: I recommend, I read

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10/7/2007 Jessica Schaub said: This is the book that did it for me. Once I entered these pages, I never left. I studied literature in college, taught literature to junior high students and surround myself with books...all because of Dumas and his craft with words.
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8/31/2007 Amy Moreno tagged as: I Read

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