[Ebook] The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas – Capitalsoftworks.co.uk

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.

10 thoughts on “The Count of Monte Cristo

  1. says:

    Revenge is a dish best served cold And unabridged And translated from the French by Robin Buss.The greatness of this book can be illustrated by the following simple equations Whereas, the majesty of the Count of Counting added to the deliciousness of a Monte Cristo sandwich from Bennigans still does not overmatch the inherent kickass value of the Dumas novel which is, it can therefore be said, greater than the sum of its parts, both obsessive compulsive The Count and mouth wat Revenge is a dish best served cold And unabridged And translated from the French by Robin Buss.The greatness of this book can be illustrated by the following simple equations Whe...

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    Re Read on audio and still on my favorites list ALL THE FREAKING FEELS I never in a million years would have thought I would love this book I never thought I would like something like this book I never thought I would fall in love with Dantes I never thought I would have so much anger, sadness, despair and happiness in this book I never thought, did I SOME SPOILERS Edmond Dantes was a wonderful man of 19 years old He Re Read on audio and still on my favorites list ALL THE FREAKING FEELS I never in a million years would have thought I would love this book I never thought I would like something like this book I never thought I would fall in love with Dantes I never thought I would have so much anger, sadness, despair and happiness in this book I never thought, did I SOME SPOILERS Edmond Dantes was a wonderful man of 19 years old He had a woman he loved and was going to marry named Mercedes A loving father And he was going to be captain of the wonderful ship, Pharaon The the jealous bastards or just bastards in general ruined life for Dantes 1 Danglars2 Fernand3 VillefortI hate these men with such a passion I just wanted someone to kill their evil...

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    Spoiler alert First, make sure you find a copy that is unabridged Most editions in English ARE abridged, but usually don t say they are Not sure if this Penguin edition is, it s not the one i read Readers generally think of this as a tale of revenge For me, it was much deeper I m not a religious person at all, but for me this is a book that makes you question the existence of God or a god Edmond Dantes is without flaw, a truly good person, and his life is ruined because a others envy Spoiler alert First, make sure you find a copy that is unabridged Most editions in English ARE abridged, but usually don t say they are Not sure if this Penguin edition is, it s not the one i read Readers generally think of this as a tale of revenge For me, it was much deeper I m not a religious person at all, but for me this is a book that makes you question the existence of God or a god Edmond Dantes is without flaw, a truly good person, and his life is ruined because a others envy him and b he was the victim of an unfortunate coincidence Even when he escapes prison and finds a monumental treasure, it is years before he finds peace I dont think he ever finds happiness The questions it raises are why are good people so often punished by horrible tragedies when truly bad people are so often able to float through life with all the rewards that this world can bestow The other question Dantes spends much of his life after pris...

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    Why did no one tell me about this book I mean seriously, I was about a hundred pages in and I wanted to go find my freshman high school English teacher and inflict terrible, intricate revenge on her for depriving me of a great book I figured first I could assume a new identity, perhaps insinuating myself into her life I d make her trust me and put all her faith in me, and then I would UTTERLY CRUSH HER MWAH HA HA HA Seriously, this was an awesome book I am not a big fan of the Classics Why did no one tell me about this book I mean seriously, I was about a hundred pages in and I wanted to go find my freshman high school English teacher and inflict terrible, intricate revenge on her for depriving me of a great book I figured first I could assume a new identity, perhaps insinuating myself into her life I d make her trust me and put all her faith in me, and then I would UTTERLY CRUSH HER MWAH HA HA HA Seriously, this was an awesome book I am not a big fan of ...

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    Over 1200 pages of suffering and revenge I enjoyed it I did not like it quite as much as some of the other big classics I have read, but it was very good The two things that brought it down a bit for me were It felt a bitdrawn out than it needed to be At a couple of points I was ready for Dumas to get to the point Some of the plot was very convoluted While this did lend itself well to the Count s intricate plotting, I would occasionally get to a chapter and say, Wait, what A f Over 1200 pages of suffering and revenge I enjoyed it I did not like it quite as much as some of the other big classics I have read, but it was very good The two things that brought it down a bit for me were It felt a bitdrawn out than it needed to be At a couple of points I was ready for Dumas to get to the point Some of the plot was v...

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    Picture this you are nineteen years old with your whole life ahead of you, you ve just been offered the job of your dreams, and you re about to marry the person you ve loved since childhood when suddenly a couple of jealous men decide to frame you as a Bonapartist a crime which was punished by death or life imprisonment and have you sent away to rot in an island prison Let s just say you d be feeling a touch bitter about the whole ordeal.This is what happens to the young Edmond Dantes whe Picture this you are nineteen years old with your whole life ahead of you, you ve just been offered the job of your dreams, and you re about to marry the person you ve loved since childhood when suddenly a couple of jealous men decide to frame you as a Bonapartist a crime which was punished by death or life imprisonment and have you sent away to rot in an island prison Let s just say you d be feeling a touch bitter about the whole ordeal.This is what happens to the young Edmond Dantes when he is betrayed at first by men jealous of his career and fiancee, then again by a man who sees the possibility of benefiting himself ...

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    all human wisdom is contained in these two words wait and hope My initial thoughts while staring at this behemoth of a novel were 1 I am going to be reading something very, very descriptive like Victor Hugo s Les Mis rables, 2 it is going to take me forever to finish, and 3 I don t think I am ready for this novel, but I am going to start it anyways Let me state that I LOVE Victor Hugo s work I think his writing style is beautiful and very poetic, but drawn out He could probably desc all human wisdom is contained in these two words wait and hope My initial thoughts while staring at this behemoth of a novel were 1 I am going to be reading something very, very descriptive like Victor Hugo s Les Mis rables, 2 it is going to take me forever to finish, and 3 I don t think I am ready for this novel, but I am going to start it anyways Let me state that I LOVE Victor Hugo s work I think his writing s...

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    They don t write novels like this any That s because they make television drama series and soap operas instead To my mind, this novel is the 19th Century equivalent of a long running and compelling television series I can readily imagine being a reader of the Journal des D bats between August 1844 and January 1846, impatiently waiting for the next installment of Le Comte de Monte Cristo to be published, eagerly discussing each installment with my friends around the 19th Century equivalent They don t write novels like this any That s because they make television drama series and soap operas instead To my mind, this novel is the 19th Century equivalent of a long runn...

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    Every soap opera ever produced owes an enormous amount of debt to The Count of Monte Cristo, a sprawling, messy, over the top, gleefully melodramatic bitchslap fest.In fact, I propose that the grandest of bitchslaps be henceforth referred to as a Monte Cristo Bitchslap because of the masterful manner in which Edmond Dant s delivers one colossal bitchslap after another to all who wronged him And to those who wronged him by association Thou shalt also receive a furious bitchslap Clemency shall Every soap opera ever produced owes an enormous amount of debt to The Count of Monte Cristo, a sprawling, messy, over the top, gleefully melodramatic bitchslap fest.In fact, I propose that the grandest of bitchslaps be henceforth referred to as a Monte Cristo Bitchslap because of the masterful manner in which Edmond Dant s delivers one colossal bitchslap after another to all who wronged him And to those who wronged him by association Thou shalt also receive a furious bitchslap Clemency shall only be bestowed upon the righteous and goodly Over the centuries, many literary characters have aspired to be badasses with middlin...

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