Posts Tagged ‘Alexandre Dumas’

Featured Classic: The Count of Monte Cristo

Featured Classic: The Count of Monte Cristo

A popular bestseller since its publication in 1844, The Count of Monte Cristo is one of the great page-turning thrillers of all time.

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Reading Guide: Georges by Alexandre Dumas

Reading Guide: Georges by Alexandre Dumas

Long out of print in America, Alexandre Dumas’s most daring narrative is now available in this major new translation by Tina A. Kover. Filled with intrigue, romance, and deadly vengeance, Georges is the story of a wealthy mulatto boy who is driven from his island home by racist landowners. Returning to Mauritius as an accomplished young man, Georges pits his strength against a powerful plantation owner, leading a dramatic slave uprising and claiming the heart of a beautiful white woman. Georges stands apart as the only book by Dumas that explores the potent subject of race.

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