A review of the count of monte cristo book

But the important thing is that he does good when good is called for, even when it goes against his plans for revenge. Major also Marquis Bartolomeo Cavalcanti: He reminds me a little of the Tombstone character Johnny Ringo.

I never thought I would have so much anger, sadness, despair and happiness in this book! For shock, for illness, for fear, for kicks, for giggles etc. It was obvious to me why a character got kidnapped which made it slightly tedious, but it was funny to see that characters reaction to it.

The Count demands this sum to fulfil their credit agreement, and Danglars embezzles the hospital fund. But Dantes and Abbe devise a new plan and this takes some years to do all of this tunneling.

His claim to represent a higher justice seems to justify actions and inactions that are as morally reprehensible as those that sent him to prison, for example, his account of how he acquired Ali and his loyalty.

Dantes was in such despair he was going to starve himself to death. He spends years setting up his plots, integrates himself into the lives of his enemies, and even befriends their children.

At the end, she and Monte Cristo become lovers. Morrel family[ edit ] Pierre Morrel: Do you think that, if I did, I would lead you to the answer inch by inch, like a dramatist or a novelist?

I love this film.

Book review: The Count of Monte Cristo

As of Marchall movie adaptations of the novel brought to Japan used the title "Gankutsu-ou", with the exception of the film, which has it as a subtitle with the title itself simply being "Monte Cristo". It serves mainly to obscure his identity, nationality, and background and to add to the aura of mystery his persona and Eastern knowledge create.

And who in the hell but Dantes would wait and not leave his friend. And that is not easy to do. The story ends with the moral that good always triumphs over evil. I expected swashbuckling adventure but the book turned out to be much more psychological than that.

Classic review: The Count of Monte Cristo

The plot against Villefort is so complicated that even Monte Cristo loses control of it, resulting in doubt foreign to his nature and remorse that he will not outlive. Maximilien Morrel, believing Valentine to be dead, contemplates suicide after her funeral. He helps Morrel and his family when they were about to lose everything.

Williams this translation was also released by M. Ainsworth translated the remaining chapters of the novel, again in abridged form, and issued these in volumes VIII and IX of the magazine in and respectively.

New racial-discrimination laws were applied inand the general was dismissed from the army and became profoundly bitter toward Napoleon.Book Review of The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas, a classic novel about a man who gets revenge for his wrongful imprisonment.

It's quite surprising that The Count of Monte Cristo was a relative disappointment at the box office, since its dramatic storyline, and the themes of revenge, betrayal. May 20,  · Tagged: adventure novel, Alexandre Dumas, count of monte cristo, France, Napoleonic era, revenge, Romantic period, serial novel Review of The Winter Sea by Susanna Kearsley Series authors are being pushed to write more, faster.

The Count of Monte Cristo is an intriguing adventure novel. It is also a story about jealousy, betrayal, endurance, revenge and hope.

The story gets us hooked as we come to know Dantes’s ultimate plan and keeps us wondering how exactly he will get justice. The Count of Monte Cristo begins as a tale of envy and jealousy realized by calumny, treachery, prejudice, injustice, and damnation heaped upon a poor and guileless young sailor.

Eventually, the evil is more than reversed, initially by revenge, which in time is tempered by love, empathy, pure good luck, and ends with contrition and justice. Lessons from The Count of Monte Cristo.

These are some of the big lessons from The Count of Monte Cristo. Many classics have profound lessons, and that’s why they are labelled classics. Having mentors in life is so important. Money should not be hoarded but used to .

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