The Count of Monte Cristo
Text adaptation by Clare West
Word count 18,222
Marseille, France, 1815. It is Edmond Dantès’ wedding day. But his enemies have other plans, and Edmond is arrested and sent to the terrible island prison of Château d’If. For fourteen long years he waits for the right moment to escape.
And now Edmond is a rich man, with many disguises, and a new name. The Count of Monte Cristo begins his revenge…