The Count of Monte Cristo: Notes

The Count of Monte Cristo: Notes

The Count of Monte Cristo: Notes

The Count of Monte Cristo: Notes

Synopsis

The original CliffsNotes study guides offer expert commentary on major themes, plots, characters, literary devices, and historical background.

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  • Life and Background of the Author
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  • Critical Commentaries
  • Character Analyses
  • Essay Topics and Review Questions
  • Selected Bibliography

    Edmond Dantès, a handsome, promising young sailor, skillfully docks the three-masted French ship, the Pharaon, in Marseilles after its captain died en route home. As a reward, Dantès is promised a captainship, but before he can claim his new post and be married to his fiancée, Mercédès’, a conspiracy of four jealous and unsavory men arrange for him to be seized and secretly imprisoned in solitary confinement in the infamous Chateau d’If, a prison from which no one has ever escaped. The four men responsible...

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