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Published: 17 April 2008

1,136 Pages


ISBN: 9780199219650

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The Count of Monte Cristo

Revised Edition

Alexandre Dumas
Edited by David Coward

Oxford World's Classics

  • One of the most exciting and best-loved novels of all time, The Count of Monte Cristo is a tale of endurance, courage, and revenge that has been many time adapted for film and television.
  • This revised unabridged edition thoroughly updates the classic translation based on the original serialization and includes a new bibliography and revised introduction and notes. The text is reset throughout.
  • Includes a lively introduction and notes by David Coward, prize-winning translator and editor of 9 Dumas novels.

New to this Edition:

  • Updated introduction.
  • New bibliography.
  • Revised note on the text, chronology, explanatory notes.
  • Extensive revisions to the translation throughout, replacing old-fashioned terms and phraseology and improving narrative pace.
  • Complete resetting of the book, resulting in greatly improved appearance.

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