The Count of Monte Cristo (Modern Library) (Hardcover)

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Set against the tumultuous years of the post-Napoleonic era, The Count of Monet Cristo recounts the swashbuckling adventures of Edmond Dantes, a dashing young sailor falsely accused of treason. The story of his long imprisonment, dramatic escape, and carefully wrought revenge offers up a vision of France that has become immortal.

About the Author

Lorenzo Carcaterra is the author of five books, A Safe Place, Sleepers, Apaches, Gangster, and the forthcoming Street Boys. He has also written scripts for movies and television. He lives in New York.

Praise For…

"Dumas was... a summit of art. Nobody ever could,  or did, or will improve upon Dumas's romances and  plays." -- George Bernard Shaw

From the Paperback edition.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780679601999
ISBN-10: 0679601996
Publisher: Modern Library
Publication Date: July 9th, 1996
Pages: 1488
Language: English
Series: Modern Library (Hardcover)