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Gankutsuou: Based on that classic novel, The Isle of Dr. Moreau

Let’s talk about classic literature or, to be specific, anime based on classic literature. Most anime are based on manga or video games or light novels. 1,322 more words


What's On My Shelf? (Part 6)

Having said goodbye to Dickens, we reach the halfway point on a tour of our shelves of classic literature.

On this shelf we have:

The Count of Monte Cristo… 540 more words


Postcards from Europe, #6

Mademoiselle loves to read, and she’s a much faster reader than I am. We’ve both read “The Count of Monte Cristo,” and I thought it was cool that she visited the Chateau. 130 more words


The Count of Monte Cristo

The Count of Monte Cristo – by Alexandre Dumas

I’ve just read the brilliant The Count of Monte Cristo and thought it was absolutely fantastic. It has quickly become one of my favourite books. 208 more words

NaNoWriMo/Reading Update: Nov 8th, 2015

Hey, all! Now that a week of November has passed, we thought we’d do a little NaNo/reading update.

NaNoWriMo this year has been… interesting. We aren’t caught up with what the current word count should be (we’re at 7k but planning to write at least 3k today!) and hopefully we’ll be on par with the word count soon! 274 more words


The Count of Monte Cristo: a thoroughly distinguished swashbuckler

Robert Donat is the swashbuckler that almost was. A dislike of Hollywood – coupled with crippling asthma – meant that he made just one film in the US, taking the lead role of Edmond Dantès in… 865 more words


Book Review – The Count of Monte Cristo

The Count of Monte Cristo

by Alexandre Dumas

Genre: historical fiction, classic, adventure

Read: 28.6.2015


Falsely accused of treason, the young sailor Edmond Dantes is arrested on his wedding day and imprisoned in the island fortress of the Chateau d’If.

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