The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas

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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.

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The 139th greatest fiction book of all time

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  2. - 14th on The 100 Greatest Novels of All Time: The List (The Observer)
  3. - 36th on Top 100 World Literature Titles (Perfection Learning)
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  5. - The Bigger Read List (English PEN)
  6. - 50 Books to Read Before You Die (Barnes and Noble)
  7. - The Best Classics (The Times)
  8. - The Great American Read (PBS)
  9. - 50 Books to (Re-)Read at 50 (nextavenue)
  10. - Masterpieces of World Literature (Frank N. Magill)
  11. - The 100 Greatest Books Ever Written (Easton Press)

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