The Count of Monte Cristo (Hardcover)
Set against the tumultuous years of the post-Napoleonic era, The Count of Monet Cristo recounts the swashbuckling adventures of Edmond Dantes, a dashing young sailor falsely accused of treason. The story of his long imprisonment, dramatic escape, and carefully wrought revenge offers up a vision of France that has become immortal.
About the Author
Lorenzo Carcaterra is the author of five books, "A Safe Place," "Sleepers," "Apaches," "Gangster," and the forthcoming "Street Boys." He has also written scripts for movies and television. He lives in New York.
"Dumas was... a summit of art. Nobody ever could, or did, or will improve upon Dumas's romances and plays." -- George Bernard Shaw
From the Paperback edition.