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 The Count of Monte Cristo: Abridged ( Bantam Classics )  :  Abridged ( Bantam Classics )  - Alexandre Dumas

The Count of Monte Cristo: Abridged ( Bantam Classics )

Abridged ( Bantam Classics )

Paperback Published: February 1998
ISBN: 9780553213508
Number Of Pages: 441
For Ages: 14+ years old

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Set against the turbulent years of the Napoleonic era, Alexandre Dumas's thrilling adventure story is one of the most widely read romantic novels of all time. In it the dashing young hero, Edmond Dante s, is betrayed by his enemies and thrown into a secret dungeon in the Chateau d'If -- doomed to spend his life in a dank prison cell. The story of his long, intolerable years in captivity, his miraculous escape, and his carefully wrought revenge creates a dramatic tale of mystery and intrigue and paints a vision of France -- a dazzling, dueling, exuberant France -- that has become immortal.

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

Introductionp. ix
Chronology of Alexandre Dumas's Life and Workp. xvii
Historical Context of The Count of Monte Cristop. xix
Marseilles--The Arrivalp. 1
Father and Sonp. 10
The Catalansp. 15
The Betrothal Feastp. 23
The Deputy Procureur du Roip. 31
The Examinationp. 36
The Chateau d'Ifp. 45
Villefort and Mercedesp. 54
The Little Cabinet of the Tuileriesp. 58
The Ogrep. 64
The Hundred Daysp. 68
Numbers 34 and 27p. 72
An Italian Scholarp. 83
The Treasurep. 100
The Third Attackp. 112
The Cemetery of the Chateau d'Ifp. 118
The Isle of Tiboulenp. 122
The Isle of Monte Cristop. 133
The Treasure Cavep. 138
The Strangerp. 145
The Pont du Gard Innp. 148
Caderousse's Storyp. 154
The Prison Registerp. 165
Morrel and Sonp. 171
The Fifth of Septemberp. 183
Roman Banditsp. 192
The Apparitionp. 198
The Carnival at Romep. 208
The Catacombs of St Sebastianp. 221
The Guestsp. 237
The Presentationp. 254
Unlimited Creditp. 263
The Pair of Dappled Greysp. 271
Haydeep. 279
The Morrel Familyp. 284
Toxicologyp. 290
The Rise and Fall of Stocksp. 300
Pyramus and Thisbep. 308
M. Noirtier de Villefortp. 316
The Willp. 323
The Telegraphp. 331
The Dinnerp. 337
A Conjugal Scenep. 348
Matrimonial Plansp. 355
A Summer Ballp. 361
Mme de Saint-Meranp. 377
The Promisep. 383
Minutes of the Proceedingsp. 402
The Progress of Cavalcanti Juniorp. 419
Haydee's Storyp. 426
The Report from Janinap. 444
The Lemonadep. 452
The Accusationp. 463
The Trialp. 468
The Challengep. 479
The Insultp. 484
The Nightp. 491
The Duelp. 498
Revengep. 502
Valentinep. 512
The Secret Doorp. 525
The Apparition Againp. 531
The Serpentp. 537
Maximilianp. 542
Danglars' Signaturep. 550
Consolationp. 557
Separationp. 568
The Judgep. 582
Expiationp. 591
The Departurep. 597
The Fifth of Octoberp. 611
Notesp. 621
Interpretive Notesp. 637
Critical Excerptsp. 647
Questions for Discussionp. 661
Suggestions for the Interested Readerp. 663
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ISBN: 9780553213508
ISBN-10: 0553213504
Series: Bantam Classics
Audience: General
For Ages: 14+ years old
For Grades: 9+
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 441
Published: February 1998
Publisher: Bantam Doubleday Dell Publishing Group Inc
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 17.5 x 10.7  x 2.4
Weight (kg): 0.25
Edition Number: 1