The Count of Monte Cristo
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.
From the Hardcover edition.
“A piece of perfect storytelling.” —Robert Louis Stevenson
From the Trade Paperback edition.