"Is this unabridged?"
The Count of Monte Cristo (Hardcover)
Umberto Eco is the author of The Name of the Rose and Foucaults Pendulum.
This beloved novel tells the story of Edmond Dantes, wrongfully imprisoned for life in the supposedly impregnable sea fortress, the Chateau dIf. After a daring escape, and after unearthing a hidden treasure revealed to him by a fellow prisoner, he devotes the rest of his life to tracking down and punishing the enemies who wronged him.
Though a brilliant storyteller, Dumas was given to repetitions and redundancies; this slightly streamlined version of the original 1846 English translation speeds the narrative flow while retaining most of the rich pictorial descriptions and all the essential details of Dumass intricately plotted and thrilling masterpiece.
Alexandre Dumass epic novel of justice, retribution, and self-discoveryone of the most enduringly popular adventure tales ever writtenin a newly revised translation.
(Book Jacket Status: Jacketed)
|Genre||FICTION / Classics|
|Publisher Date||2009-06-02 00:00:00.0|
|Unit weight||2.4 lb|
|Series Name||Everyman's Library|
|Country of Origin||United States|
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Hello Brenda, this is the unabridged version. Thanks for shopping with us!
"Is it abridged?? That's the ONE thing no one ever bothers to tell about the books, but I really, really, really prefer unabridged. Meanin I won't even buy it unless I know."
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