The Count Of Monte Cristo

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Sprache - Englisch

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The Count of Monte Cristo is an adventure novel. It is one of the author's most popular works, along with The Three Musketeers. Dumas completed the work in 1844. The story takes place in France, Italy, islands in the Mediterranean, and in the Levant during the historical events of 1815-1838. It is an adventure story primarily concerned with themes of hope, justice, vengeance, mercy and forgiveness, it focuses on a man who is wrongfully imprisoned, escapes from jail, acquires a fortune and sets about getting revenge on those responsible for his imprisonment. However, his plans have devastating consequences for the innocent as well as the guilty. The book is considered a literary classic today. _x000D_ Alexandre Dumas (1802-1870), was a French writer. His works have been translated into nearly 100 languages, and he is one of the most widely read French authors.

About the Author

Alexandre Dumas, born on July 24, 1802, in Villers-Cotterêts, France, is renowned for his rich contributions to the literary world, particularly in the adventure genre. Dumas grew up in difficult circumstances, his mixed-race identity and the plight of his nearly impoverished family sharpening his resolve to succeed. Inspired by his father's military heroism under Napoleon, he moved to Paris in 1822, pursuing a prolific career, initially as a playwright and later transitioning into novels. Dumas's historical novels embrace a vivid storytelling technique infused with romance and adventure, engaging a broad readership (Schopp, 1997). His magnum opus, 'The Count of Monte Cristo' (1844), stands as a classic illustration of Dumas's narrative prowess, interlacing justice, revenge, and redemption. The novel's impeccable characterization and explorative thematics of the socio-political atmosphere of his time are testaments to Dumas's inventive literary style, characterized by fast-paced plots and a romanticized view of history (Reiss, 1996). His works have left an indelible imprint on French literature and continue to be celebrated and adapted across various media platforms worldwide. Alexandre Dumas died on December 5, 1870, but his legacy continues to resonate with authors, critics, and readers alike.

Product Details

Publisher: DigiCat

Genre: Sprache - Englisch

Language: English

Size: 730 Pages

Filesize: 49.5 MB

ISBN: 8596547003403