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The Count of Monte Cristo

The Count of Monte Cristo is an adventure novel by French author Alexandre Dumas, and later on became a film. It’s about a man named Edmond Dantes who was imprisoned and suffered in Chateau d’If because of false accusation on treason. 603 more words

My Book Nook: The Great Literature Works

Hello Readers!  If you’re anything like me, right now you’re enjoying the slow pace of life after the holidays.  While most people begrudge the snow and ice right now, I love it.  733 more words

Self Awareness

The Black General in 18th Century Europe

Revolutionary France had a black general. His name was Thomas-Alexandre Dumas, and he was born a slave in Haiti — then a French colony — the son of a French nobleman and his African slave. 347 more words

9. The Recent Modern Age

The Count of Monte Cristo - Alexandre Dumas

You’ve probably heard it said many times that a movie is never as good as the book on which it was based. I’d have to agree 99.9% of the time, because I have two movies in mind that actually were better than the book. 675 more words

Writing

Best Villains of 2016

Welcome to the third installment in my Top 10 of 2016. Be sure to check out my previous posts if you missed them, and check back in the coming days for the remainder of the series. 596 more words

Books And Reading

The Count of Monte Cristo

One of my students just read The Count of Monte Cristo last year and has been on my case about reading it.  I couldn’t help chuckling when the Cannonball Book Club decided to read it.  241 more words

Chungmu Art Hall- The Count of Monte Cristo 충무아트홀

I’ve seen a lot of advertisements for different musicals around Seoul, things I hadn’t realized there were musicals of, like: “Sherlock Holmes”, “Dracula”, “Dorian Gray”, and “Jekyll and Hyde”. 338 more words

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