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Moving from History to Legend Through Dumas' The Count of Monte Cristo: The Chateau d'If, France

“On the 24th of February, 1815, the lookout of Notre-Dame de la Garde signaled the three-master, the Pharaon, from Smyrna, Trieste, and Naples.”

Thus begins Alexandre Dumas’

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Travel Writing

Gankutsuou vs. The Count of Monte Cristo... 25 Big Changes

So, you’ve watched the Count of Monte Cristo anime, and you’re feeling enticed to experience the original work of fiction for yourself. Or, hell, maybe you’re a long time fan of the book, looking to get into the anime. 862 more words


A Literary Trip to the Chateau d'If

I recently had the honor of having my article about my Count of Monte Cristo-inspired trip to the Chateau d’If published at Travel Thru History. 106 more words

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Quick takes


On a whim I started rewatching Dragon Ball Z. The last time I saw any of it was when it first aired in North America, which would’ve been around 1999-2000. 633 more words

Pop Culture And Its Discontents

The Count of Monte Cristo - Alexander Dumas

In the beginning of March I decided to finally battle one of those books I’d been intimidated but also longing to read for a long time, the beast that is  1,015 more words

Book Reviews

My Review of Gankutsuou: The Count of Monte Cristo

Madames and Monsieurs, good evening. Tonight, we unfold the tale of Albert de Morcerf, a young parisian aristocrat who has yet to come of age, although he has more woe and devastation hiding beyond that threshold than perhaps any of his contemporaries. 3,867 more words


Kinetic Typography 2

For my next assignment, we were assigned to choose a pinnacle moment in a book and translate it into motion using our program of choice. I chose one of my favourite passages from one of my favourite books and movies; … 219 more words

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