The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas

The Count of Monte Cristo

Alexandre Dumas with Bill Homewood (Narrator)

52 hours, 41 minutes first pub 1844 (editions)

fiction classics historical literary adventurous emotional mysterious medium-paced

Description

On what slender threads do life and fortune hang. Nominated as one of America's best-loved novels by PBS's The Great American Read Thrown in prison for a crime he has not committed, Edmond Dantes is confined to the grim fortress of If. There he le...

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Community Reviews Summary of 33,983 reviews

Moods

adventurous 90%
mysterious 58%
emotional 52%
dark 44%
tense 36%
reflective 32%
challenging 29%
hopeful 24%
sad 24%
inspiring 20%
funny 11%
informative 3%
lighthearted 2%
relaxing 2%

Pace

medium 46%
slow 44%
fast 9%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 58% | Character: 22% | Plot: 19%

Strong character development?

Yes: 81% | It's complicated: 13% | No: 4%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 45% | It's complicated: 42% | No: 11%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 44% | Yes: 37% | It's complicated: 12% | N/A: 4%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 69% | It's complicated: 17% | No: 11% | N/A: 1%

Average rating

4.29

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