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The Count of Monte Cristo

There is neither happiness nor misery in the world; there is only the comparison of one state with another, nothing more. He who has felt the deepest grief is best able to experience supreme happiness.

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Book Quotes

Flashback Friday-The Count Of Monte Cristo (2002)

Revenge, it is said, is often a dish best served cold. But sometimes, a little covertness is required to see the revenge to its completion. … 154 more words


Le comte

After 1245 pages, I’ve arrived at the end of Alexandre Dumas’ novel, The Count of Monte Cristo. Writing a blog post almost seems superfluous, given how iconic it is in the annals of popular fiction, but let’s have a shot at it. 514 more words

Fragments Of Culture

#98 The Count of Monte Cristo, Alexandre Dumas

I like to think of The Count of Monte Cristo as a scientific experiment conducted by God during one of Earth’s more tedious centuries. What happens when you surround a man with enemies, watch them lock him up in prison for 14 years, give him an education, give him endless riches, give him back his freedom, and then unleash him on the world at large? 748 more words


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

Literary Travel