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The Son of Monte-Cristo, Volume I   By: (1839-1915)

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The Works of Alexandre Dumas in Thirty Volumes

THE SON OF MONTE CRISTO

VOLUME ONE

Illustrated with Drawings on Wood by Eminent French and American Artists

[Illustration: Publisher's logo]

New York P. F. Collier and Son MCMIV

CONTENTS

I. A MARRIAGE CONTRACT AND ITS END 3

II. A CALM BRIDE 8

III. A FAMILY TRAGEDY 13

IV. A PECULIAR TRIAL 16

V. THE RESULT OF THE CATASTROPHE 20

VI. BENEDETTO, THE MURDERER 23

VII. A MIRACLE 29

VIII. THE SENTENCE OF DEATH 35

IX. THE EDITORIAL ROOMS 43

X. PONTOON NO. 2 50

XI. THE DEAD LIVE 55

XII. THE CONFESSION 59

XIII. FORGIVENESS 72

XIV. THE RAT KING 78

XV. IN THE BAGNIO 88

XVI. THE ESCAPE 94

XVII. IN THE MOUNTAIN PASS OF OLIOLLES 98

XVIII. THE MOTHER 107

XIX. ON THE SEA 111

XX. MONTE CRISTO 116

XXI. WITH THE PANDURS 127

XXII. THE QUEEN OF FLOWERS 132

XXIII. GREEN, WHITE AND RED 138

XXIV. A FIGHT IN THE STREETS 150

XXV. THE MASKS FALL 152

XXVI. LOVE OF COUNTRY 156

XXVII. SHADOWS OF THE PAST 160

XXVIII. THE CONSPIRATORS 164

XXIX. FATHER AND SON 168

XXX. IN THE WELL 178

XXXI. SPERO 186

XXXII. ECARTE 194

XXXIII. FORWARD! 198

XXXIV. SERGEANT COUCOU 204

XXXV. MISS CLARY 207

XXXVI. A MOTHER 215

XXXVII. THE RING 218

XXXVIII. "SEARCH FOR THE WIFE!" 226

XXXIX. DEPEND ONLY ON YOURSELF 233

XL. THE SACRIFICE 240

XLI. HOW AND WHERE COUCOU TOOK LEAVE 249

XLII. IN THE SPIDER'S WEB 263

XLIII. MANUELITA 273

XLIV. THE HUMORS OF A LADY MILLIONNAIRE 291

XLV. MALDAR 305

XLVI. MISS CLARY'S SECRET 310

XLVII. AN AMERICAN WAGER 314

XLVIII. THE WEDDING BREAKFAST 325

XLIX. MALDAR'S FAREWELL 331

L. THE HOLY SIGNAL 336

LI. UARGLA 340

LII. CAPTAIN JOLIETTE 342

LIII. THE LION IN CONFLICT WITH THE LION 345

LIV. MEDJE 352

LV. "DO NOT DIE, CAPTAIN!" 363

LVI. THE FLIGHT 368

LVII. AT THE FOOT OF THE KIOBEH 370

LVIII. MONTE CRISTO BECOMES EDMOND DANTES 374

LIX. EDMOND DANTES 377

LX. SECRETS 381

THE SON OF MONTE CRISTO

CHAPTER I

A MARRIAGE CONTRACT AND ITS END

In the month of July of the year 1829, a man created a great sensation in Paris, and even attracted the attention of the lions of society. Where he came from who he was what was his past life none knew; and the mystery surrounding him only tended to make the hero of the season more interesting... Continue reading book >>




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