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Summary

Edmond Dantès, an innocent young sailor, falls into despair when he is arrested on a false charge of treason and thrown into prison without a trial. He learns of his friends' betrayal from the Abbé Faria, an equally innocent prisoner, and plots his revenge following a daring, if nightmarish escape from the Chateau d'If. After becoming a wealthy man, he assumes the guise of the urbane Count of Monte-Cristo and begins to entrap his enemies one by one.

©2011 Talking Classics (P)2011 Copyright Group

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A 50 Hour story squished into 3

Anthony Valentine has a great voice but the story is so heavily abridged that it becomes completely meaningless.

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jyes a romping good book great story told.well. a little hard going in.parts thanl you

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  • Larry
  • 12-06-11

Well read.

Well read, but as they noted, abridged. One of my favorite books and authors, usually.