The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas

A young sailor, unjustly accused of treason, is imprisoned without trial in a grim fortress. After a daring escape, he uncovers a hidden treasure and transforms himself into the mysterious and wealthy Count of Monte Cristo. He then sets out to exact revenge on those who wronged him, using his newfound power and influence. Throughout his journey, he grapples with questions about justice, vengeance, and whether ultimate power can ultimately corrupt.

The 108th greatest book of all time


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Total Points: 2051

Since this book was first published in 1844, there is a penalty of 0%. The age adjusted score is 2051.0.

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