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Edmond Dantès, a merchant sailor in the early 19th Century, is wrongfully imprisoned for life without trial. After years of incarceration on the remote island prison of the Château d'If, he learns of a vast treasure on the island of Monte Cristo and becomes determined to escape in order to retrieve the treasure and use it for vengeance against the men who betrayed him.Classics Illustrated tells this wonderful tale in colorful comic strip form, offering an excellent introduction for younger readers. This edition also includes theme discussions and study questions, which can be used both in the classroom or at home to further engage the reader in the story.The Classics Illustrated comic book series began life in 1941 with its first issue, Alexandre Dumas’ "The Three Musketeers", and has since included over 200 classic tales released around the world. This new CCS Books edition is specifically tailored to engage and educate young readers with some of the greatest works ever written, while still thrilling older readers who have loving memories of this series of old. Each book contains dedicated theme discussions and study questions to further develop the reader’s understanding and enjoyment of the work at hand.

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9781910619919, titled "Classics Illustrated: The Count of Monte Cristo" | Classic Comic Store Ltd, January 19, 2016, cover price $15.95 | also contains The Count of Monte Cristo, The Count of Monte Cristo, The Count of Monte Cristo, The Count of Monte Cristo, The Count of Monte Cristo, The Count of Monte Cristo, The Count of Monte Cristo, The Count of Monte Cristo | About this edition: Edmond Dantès, a merchant sailor in the early 19th Century, is wrongfully imprisoned for life without trial.
9780141392462 | Reprint edition (Penguin Classics, August 27, 2013), cover price $30.00

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9781519327505 | Createspace Independent Pub, November 16, 2015, cover price $19.99 | also contains The Count of Monte Cristo, The Count of Monte Cristo, The Count of Monte Cristo, The Count of Monte Cristo, The Count of Monte Cristo, The Count of Monte Cristo, The Count of Monte Cristo, The Count of Monte Cristo
9781519328014 | Createspace Independent Pub, November 16, 2015, cover price $18.99 | also contains The Count of Monte Cristo, The Count of Monte Cristo, The Count of Monte Cristo, The Count of Monte Cristo, The Count of Monte Cristo, The Count of Monte Cristo, The Count of Monte Cristo, The Count of Monte Cristo
9781517521028 | Createspace Independent Pub, September 26, 2015, cover price $21.95 | also contains The Count of Monte Cristo, The Count of Monte Cristo, The Count of Monte Cristo, The Count of Monte Cristo, The Count of Monte Cristo, The Count of Monte Cristo, The Count of Monte Cristo, The Count of Monte Cristo | About this edition: The Count of Monte Cristo (French: Le Comte de Monte-Cristo) is an adventure novel by French author Alexandre Dumas (père) completed in 1844.
9781517516284 | Createspace Independent Pub, September 24, 2015, cover price $26.00 | also contains The Count of Monte Cristo, The Count of Monte Cristo, The Count of Monte Cristo, The Count of Monte Cristo, The Count of Monte Cristo, The Count of Monte Cristo, The Count of Monte Cristo, The Count of Monte Cristo
9781420951400 | Digireads.Com, June 17, 2015, cover price $24.99 | also contains The Count of Monte Cristo, The Count of Monte Cristo, The Count of Monte Cristo, The Count of Monte Cristo, The Count of Monte Cristo, The Count of Monte Cristo, The Count of Monte Cristo, The Count of Monte Cristo
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By Robin Buss (trans)

Paperback:

9780141394428 | Gardners Books, February 5, 2015, cover price $13.25

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Traditionally, suicide was thought to be a matter of purely individual despair, but Durkheim recognized that the phenomenon had a social dimension. He believed that if anything can explain how individuals relate to society, then it is suicide. This work was the result of his research.
By Robin Buss (trans), Emile Durkheim, Alexander Riley (contributor) and Richard Sennett (introduced by)

Paperback:

9780140449679 | 1 tra edition (Penguin Classics, June 26, 2007), cover price $18.00 | About this edition: Traditionally, suicide was thought to be a matter of purely individual despair, but Durkheim recognized that the phenomenon had a social dimension.

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The Baron des Canolles is a man, torn apart by the civil war that dominates mid-17th century France. For while the naive Gascon soldier cares little for the politics behind the battles, he is torn apart by a passion, for two powerful women on opposing sides of the war. This book talks about two women, taking central stage in a battle, for France.

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9780140449778 | Penguin Classics, March 27, 2007, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: The Baron des Canolles is a man, torn apart by the civil war that dominates mid-17th century France.

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Product Description: Previously published as L'assommoir (The Dram Shop), Emile Zola's The Drinking Den is an unflinching study of a desperate young woman struggling against the ravages of vice. This Penguin Classics edition is translated from the French with an introduction by Robin Buss...read more
By Robin Buss (trans) and Emile Zola

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9780140449549 | Reprint edition (Penguin Classics, August 3, 2004), cover price $14.00 | About this edition: Previously published as L'assommoir (The Dram Shop), Emile Zola's The Drinking Den is an unflinching study of a desperate young woman struggling against the ravages of vice.

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Product Description: Through charm, drive, and diligent effort Octave Mouret has become the director of one of the finest new department stores in Paris, Au Bonheur des Dames. Supremely aware of the power of his position, Mouret seeks to exploit the desire that his luxuriantly displayed merchandise arouses in the ladies who shop, and the aspirations of the young female assistants he employs...read more
By Robin Buss (editor) and Emile Zola

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9780140447835 | Penguin Classics, March 1, 2002, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: Through charm, drive, and diligent effort Octave Mouret has become the director of one of the finest new department stores in Paris, Au Bonheur des Dames.

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Product Description: From the seething internal aftermath of the German Occupation to the stylish radicalism of the New Wave and the slick post-modern fantasies of today, French directors such as Melville, Becker, Godard, Truffaut, and Chabrol have adapted American crime movie conventions to create their own cinema of good and evil...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780714529639 | Marion Boyars, March 1, 1994, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: From the seething internal aftermath of the German Occupation to the stylish radicalism of the New Wave and the slick post-modern fantasies of today, French directors such as Melville, Becker, Godard, Truffaut, and Chabrol have adapted American crime movie conventions to create their own cinema of good and evil.

Paperback:

9780714530369 | Marion Boyars, April 1, 2001, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: From the seething internal aftermath of the German Occupation to the stylish radicalism of the New Wave and the slick post-modern fantasies of today, French directors such as Melville, Becker, Godard, Truffaut, and Chabrol have adapted American crime movie conventions to create their own cinema of good and evil.

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Product Description: Book by Buss, Robin

Hardcover:

9780841912755 | Holmes & Meier Pub, September 1, 1999, cover price $39.50 | About this edition: Book by Buss, Robin

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In the years leading up to the Civil War, English-born Elizabeth Escridge Jones, whose husband and lover killed each other in a duel, raises her son, copes with the disapproval of Savannah society, and marries her cousin, Confederate officer Billy Hargrove

Hardcover:

9780714529851 | Marion Boyars, August 1, 1996, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: In the years leading up to the Civil War, English-born Elizabeth Escridge Jones, whose husband and lover killed each other in a duel, raises her son, copes with the disapproval of Savannah society, and marries her cousin, Confederate officer Billy Hargrove

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Profiles Jean Shrimpton, Suzy Parker, Capucine, and other leading models of a period when the fashion ideal was a sophisticated adult woman, rather than the more childlike figure that became popular in the late 1960s

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9780714529981 | Marion Boyars, July 1, 1995, cover price $13.95 | About this edition: Profiles Jean Shrimpton, Suzy Parker, Capucine, and other leading models of a period when the fashion ideal was a sophisticated adult woman, rather than the more childlike figure that became popular in the late 1960s

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Product Description: This posthumous collection of writings illuminates Cocteau’s own work for the cinema with detailed discussions of his aims, responses to criticism and his reflections on the relationship between poetry, theatre and film. He also comments on the movie stars he admires—Marlene Dietrich, James Dean, Brigitte Bardot—together with such great directors as Charlie Chaplin and Orson Welles...read more
By Robin Buss (trans) and Jean Cocteau

Hardcover:

9780714529479 | Marion Boyars, April 1, 1992, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Film as poetry--poetry as film--from one of the great European Modernists.

Paperback:

9780714529745 | Reprint edition (Marion Boyars, March 1, 1994), cover price $17.95 | About this edition: This posthumous collection of writings illuminates Cocteau’s own work for the cinema with detailed discussions of his aims, responses to criticism and his reflections on the relationship between poetry, theatre and film.

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Product Description: The Marquis de Custine was born in 1790 into an anti-revolutionary background, and brought up in exile by his mother and her lover, Chateaubriand (both his father and grandfather had been guillotined). As a young man he was banished from polite society as a result of a homosexual scandal, but remained a close friend of Stendhal and Balzac and was admired by Baudelaire for his dandyism...read more
By Robin Buss (trans)

Paperback:

9780140445480 | Penguin USA, December 1, 1991, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: The Marquis de Custine was born in 1790 into an anti-revolutionary background, and brought up in exile by his mother and her lover, Chateaubriand (both his father and grandfather had been guillotined).

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Looks at how French films depict history, war, politics, religion, the middle class, the working class, rural life, Paris, crime, women, and children

Hardcover:

9780804420891 | Ungar Pub Co, June 1, 1988, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: Looks at how French films depict history, war, politics, religion, the middle class, the working class, rural life, Paris, crime, women, and children

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9780729302265 | Grant & Cutler, December 1, 1986, cover price $19.95

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Paperback:

9780729301701 | Grant & Cutler, December 31, 1984, cover price $19.95

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