The count of monte cristo by alexandre dumas père in his introduction, many of those who haven't read the count of monte cristo assume it is a children's adventure story, complete with daring prison escape culminating in a simple tale of revenge this novel is not a simple tale of simple revenge. The count of monte cristo is a 1934 american adventure film directed by rowland v lee and starring robert donat and elissa landi based on the 1844 novel the count of monte cristo by alexandre dumas, the story concerns a man who is unjustly imprisoned for 20 years for innocently delivering a letter entrusted to him. 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 pharaon from smyrna, trieste, and naples as usual, a pilot put off immediately, and rounding the chateau d'if, got on board the vessel between. My ideal beach read, therefore, is a thrilling story in a classy, classic jacket just give me sun, sea and the count of monte cristo, and i will be happy as a pig in plop you can keep your musketeers – to me, monte cristo is the acme of alexandre dumas pere's oeuvre, demonstrating his inimitable mastery of.
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The count and his friends edmond dantès (alias the count of monte cristo his other aliases are sinbad the sailor, abbé busoni, and lord wilmore) dant when the two men finally meet, the other prisoner turns out to be a learned abbé, who teaches dantès many languages, sciences, history, and other subjects.
Wait, and hope serialised adventure novel by alexandre dumas sr, published in the journal des debats from august 1844 to january 1846, based loosely on an allegedly true story which dumas discovered in a collection of police reports edmond dantes is a guileless sailor.