This book is considered to be a classic adventure novel. It's also often cited as Alexander Dumas' best work, although not as famous as The Three Musketeers. The Count of Monte Cristo was also listed by Penguin as a must-read.
Dumas collaborated with other authors throughout the writing of this novel. The story takes place in France, Italy, and the Mediterranean from the end of the rule of Napoleon I, through to the reign of Louis-Philippe.
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