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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old March 20th, 2008, 12:06 Thread Starter
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The Count of Monte Cristo

A thread for some of us to dedicate our thoughts to this outstanding work. At the moment I feel bereft of words as for now I've exhausted them in the time when this story lacked a thread.

Well, I did find this. The version I myself am reading is published by Puffin, one of the Puffin Classics. The front cover features a detail of "Portrait of an Artist" by Jean-Jacques David. Only minutes before I found myself writing this, I stumbled [well not really, the title and artist in question could be easily found on the back] upon this more complete image, which I would like to share with you:



I am only half-way through. I think I ought to ignore this thread for the short time where I haven't devoured all of the pages.

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post #2 of 5 (permalink) Old August 12th, 2011, 13:04
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Great book inspired by Pushkins Cigani and Merimee's Carmen who are all in turn inspired by Byron. The Vendatta theme set in the mediteranian sea are typical for these sort of stories. Also one of my favorite books

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All I can say is that I'm proud to have read the entire book.
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A book which inspired the plot of many bollywood movies. An absolute classic by Dumas. I had read the shorten version though as a part of our syllabus.

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The first thick book I read as a kid. The revenge plot already escaped my mind, but I remember thinking that it was awesome.

Oh le le, oh la la.. Ser del Barça es, el millor que hi ha!!
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