By Robin Buss
"On what narrow threads do existence and fortune hang"
Thrown in felony for against the law he has no longer dedicated, Edmond Dantes is restrained to the bleak citadel of If. There he learns of an excellent hoard of treasure hidden at the Isle of Monte Cristo and he turns into made up our minds not just to flee, but in addition to unearth the treasure and use it to plan the destruction of the 3 males accountable for his incarceration. Dumas’ epic story of anguish and retribution, encouraged through a real-life case of wrongful imprisonment, was once a big renowned luck while it was once first serialized within the 1840s.
Robin Buss’s full of life English translation is whole and unabridged, and continues to be trustworthy to the fashion of Dumas’s unique. This variation contains an advent, explanatory notes and proposals for additional reading.
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