Monte cristo by alexandre dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre DumasIn 1815 Edmond Dantès, a young and successful merchant sailor who has just recently been granted the succession of his erstwhile captain Leclère, returns to Marseille to marry his Catalan fiancée Mercédès. Thrown in prison for a crime he has not committed, Edmond Dantès is confined to the grim fortress of If. There he learns of a great hoard of treasure hidden on the Isle of Monte Cristo and he becomes determined not only to escape, but also to unearth the treasure and use it to plot the destruction of the three men responsible for his incarceration.
Château de Monte-Cristo
He considers his fortune a gift from God, given to him for the sole purpose of rewarding those who have tried to help him and, more important, punishing those who have hurt him. From Caderousse he learns the details of the plot to frame him. Most frustrating, he learns that both Danglars and Mondego have become rich and powerful and are living happily in Paris. He seems to be all knowing and unstoppable. Mondego, now known as the Count de Morcerf, is the first to be punished. Morcerf commits suicide.
Written by French author Alexandre Dumas, The Count of Monte Cristo follows the life of Edmond Dantes as he embarks on a journey of revenge after being wrongly imprisoned and set up by none other than his so-called friends. Each has their own reason to envy Edmond. Just as Edmond is about to pick the fruits that life has bore him, he is framed by the dangerously jealous trio, accused of being a traitor and unjustly sentenced to life in prison. As Edmond makes certain acquaintances in prison, he is determined to escape from his confinement and take the vengeance that is rightfully his. When Edmond does in turn return to the world of the free, he acquires a new identity and is motivated by his hunger for revenge. It is not said in vain that revenge is a dish best served cold.
THE COUNT OF MONTE CRISTO BY ALEXANDRE DUMAS // ANIMATED BOOK SUMMARY
The work, which is set during the time of the Bourbon Restoration in France , tells the story of an unjustly incarcerated man who escapes to find revenge. The novel opens in as the Pharaon arrives in Marseille. He frees himself and is rescued by a crew of smugglers. Later he finds the treasure on Monte Cristo. It is revealed that Mrs.
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