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The Count of Monte Cristo, by Alexandre Dumas

Yay! Not only have I finished reading this behemoth, which took me forever (not entirely the fault of the book, I should make clear), but I’ve even, finally, finished writing a review of it! 7,353 more words


T5T: Books on my TBR the longest

Top 5 Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted by the wonderful Bionic Book Worm.  This week’s topic:

NOVEMBER 14TH – Top 5 books that have been on my TBR the longest… 602 more words

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Tune for Tuesday for Week of 10/10/2017: "You Won't See Me Coming" from Gankutsuou

This week’s Tune for Tuesday, “You Won’t See Me Coming” from Gankutsuou: The Count of Monte Cristo, is one epic villain/antagonist song! Just listen to it and tell me you don’t get insanely pumped up! I know I sure do!

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“Since being incarcerated I’ve developed empathy with those who’ve suffered at the hands of the law,” Wilson Fisk tells Frank Castle/The Punisher in episode nine of season two of Daredevil, inviting comparison with the character who may be the prototype of the modern  341 more words


I have The Count of Monte Cristo and it is mine.  I tell people about this when they come into the shop and watch them flush with admiration or envy or disbelief or complete disinterest. 268 more words

The Count of Monte Cristo

by Alexandre Dumas

‘…the whole of human wisdom is summed up in just two words: Wait and hope.’

I read the other day an excellent review of Dumas’ masterpiece. 803 more words

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The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas

Rate: 5/5

Medium: Audiobook

Overview (No Spoilers): In continuing a relatively new theme of rereading books I have been known to rave about, e.g., … 549 more words

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