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The Black Count: Glory, Revolution, Betrayal, and the Real Count of Monte Cristo

WINNER OF THE 2013 PULITZER PRIZE FOR BIOGRAPHY

General Alex Dumas is a man almost unknown today, yet his story is strikingly familiar—because his son, the novelist Alexandre Dumas, used his larger-than-life feats as inspiration for such classics as The Count of Monte Cristo and The Three Musketeers. 149 more words

Alexandre Dumas

Where my story has been, as reflected in what I’ve been reading…

The transition I’ve undergone over the past months kept me reading, but also kept me from writing about the books I’ve read. So here’s to catching up, sorting out where my reading has taken me so far. 834 more words

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A Reader's Thousand Lives: The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas

I wasn’t quite sure how I felt about it when I chose this book as the next for my Thousand Lives project. I have two rules when it comes to my reading project: 1) nothing that would be more harmful to me than beneficial and 2) nothing that would hurt other people. 1,495 more words

Categorized Foolishness by Ngozi Adebiyi’s Business Nuggets

Most performance management measures in the workplace come with a ranking of A to D or one (1) to four (4). This is no different from grades on standardized milestone exams in… 512 more words

This Week

Count on Revenge

Albert de Morcerf has had a trying week: He met a cute girl (who turned out to be a cute boy), ran into a mysterious man who may or may not be a vampire, and was kidnapped by a bunch of extortionists only to be rescued by that same mysterious man known as the Count of Monte Cristo. 211 more words

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February is Love of Reading month

So yeah OF COURSE February is Love of Reading month!! Something I didn’t know until a few days ago.

Guess what that means. More excuses for me to SPREAD THE LOVE OF READING! 246 more words

February