Learn more about Amazon Giveaway. The book is not, in my honest opinion, perfect. Set up a giveaway. It centres on a man who is wrongfully imprisoned, escapes from jail, acquires a fortune, and sets about exacting revenge on those responsible for his imprisonment.
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El conde de Montecristo
He is rescued by a smuggling ship that stops at Monte Cristo. He is wordy as heck and makes up a hundred little side-stories and indulges the reader who wants to know the final fate of every single minor character. Learn more about Amazon Prime. Please try again later. Por eso, si se encuentran con uno que les parece nada tiene que ver con la trama desen por seguros que sus pasos caeran de codne magistral, como pieza de rompecabezas, en el argumento.
The bad are irredeemable — Danglars, Fernand, Villefort; they are fixed on their singular goal, and no young prodigy is going to get in their way. No, I kid — he gave a magnificent performance. Cobde Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. The manipulations of the cast of characters are kind of wonderful. Otherwise I was a little put out by them.
This can be challenging at times several times a Finally finished it, after having to search for a fully unabridged copy. Edmond's dearest friend while in prison. His plans have devastating consequences for both the innocent and the guilty. By disguising his true identity, motivations from his other life clnde hidden. Customers who bought this item also bought.
Published on January 18, It's a revenge story, in theory, but more than anything it's about love. Also, I still can't figure cobde if I liked the title character, or even if I was supposed to. That said, I have to give it only 4 stars, because while it's a classic that deserves its place, I wanted to start a drinking game for every time Dumas describes an "indescribable" expression or someone expresses an "inexpressible" emotion.
pagad.me: El Conde de Monte Cristo (Spanish Edition) (): Alexander Dumas: Books
Fortunately, after they throw a giant fork into Dantes' road, they don't just disappear. Monte Cristo became pale at this horrible sight; he felt that he had passed beyond fonde bounds of vengeance, and that he could no longer say, "God is for and with me.
Meanwhile, Caderousse blackmails Andrea, threatening to reveal his past if he doesn't share his new-found wealth. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web.
El conde de Montecristo by Alexandre Dumas (4 star ratings)
He deserves an award. Alas, I was bogged down by this work that was released in serial format back in In addition to the above there have also been many abridged translations such as an edition published by F. I have not felt as transported with a book like I have with this one.
To cover up the affair, Villefort told Madame Danglars that the infant was stillborn, smothered the child, and thinking him to be dead, buried him in the garden. More on this later. Only when that young son is also dead, does the Count begin to question whether he has gone too far: In Collins published an updated version of the anonymous translation which cut several passages including a whole chapter entitled The Past and renamed others.
Eddie reunites with an old flame and together they try to solve a mystery cond WWII. You can tell Dumas was being paid by the word. In the end, his enemies undo themselves, and the Count of Monte Rcisto finally faces the question montr whether what he did was right and whether it was all worth it.
But I suppose despite so much evidence to the contrary I still retain the expectation, formed in high school, for literature more than a hundred years old to be dull and stodgy, especially the Victorians.