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Maximilian Morrel

I praised re-reading in a previous post, and my third read of The Count of Montecristo has been, in that sense, a success. Spending several days with one of the members of my personal Capitol Triad of male characters in literature (Edmond Dantés, Mr. 1,023 more words

Literature

I Guess "Jacopo's Ridiculous Liege" Didn't Have The Same Ring To It?

This brief post is all about showing a little appreciation for The Count of Monte Cristo, both the story written by Alexandre Dumas (which I must admit I’ve only ever read in abridged form) and the 2002 movie-version of the same tale. 337 more words

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Mercédès


Di William TurnerWeb Gallery of Art:   Image  Info about artwork, Pubblico dominio, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=15886130

Oh, Mercédés, I have uttered your name with the sigh of melancholy, with the groan of sorrow, with the last effort of despair; I have uttered it when frozen with cold, crouched on the straw in my dungeon; I have uttered it, consumed with heat, rolling on the stone floor of my prison.

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The count of Monte Cristo

Last December I bought several Wordworth Classics books. After a couple of months’ break I’m continuing their reading. I must admit that I have abandoned “The Idiot” by Dostoievsky around page two hundred and something; honestly speaking, I can’t read it for the time being, it bores me to death. 346 more words

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Review: Gankutsuou: The Count of Monte Cristo

In the year 5053, a young aristocrat named Albert de Morcerf (Fukuyama, Jun) and his friend Franz d’Epinay (Hirakawa, Daisuke) visit Luna to partake in the imminent festival. 1,686 more words

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The Count Of Monte Cristo (2002)

Edmond Dantes naively accepts a letter from Napoleon and is consequently betrayed and imprisoned for 13 years. Upon his escape, he sets about destroying the lives and reputations of those responsible. 129 more words

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Musing Monday's (April 4)

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Musing Mondays is a weekly meme from Books and A Beat that asks you to choose one of the following prompts to answer: 327 more words

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