This beloved novel tells the story of Edmond DantÃ¨s, wrongfully imprisoned for life in the supposedly impregnable sea fortress, the ChÃ¢teau dâIf. After a daring escape, and after unearthing a hidden treasure revealed to him by a fellow prisoner, he devotes the rest of his life to tracking down and punishing the enemies who wronged him.
Though a brilliant storyteller, Dumas was given to repetitions and redundancies; this slightly streamlined version of the original 1846 English translation speeds the narrative flow while retaining most of the rich pictorial descriptions and all the essential details of Dumasâs intricately plotted and thrilling masterpiece.
Alexandre Dumasâs epic novel of justice, retribution, and self-discoveryâone of the most enduringly popular adventure tales ever writtenâin a newly revised translation.
(Book Jacket Status: Jacketed)
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