Edmond Dantes seems to have the perfect life! He is loved by the kind and lovely Mercedes. His career looks incredibly promising, as he is about to become the captain of a ship. And, he is well liked by almost everyone! Unfortunately, his success and luck has caught the envy of several “friends” that concoct a plan to ruin him, which results in Edmond being thrown in the worst prison imaginable for the rest of his life. What ensues is an extraordinary tale of well planned out revenge, intrigue, and generous altruism by Edmond to the people who deserve it.
This book, first introduced in 1844, is truly a masterpiece from writer Alexandre Dumas; also famous for writing The Three Musketeers.