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The Count of Monte Cristo

Alexandre Dumas

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Author

Alexandre Dumas

Years Published

1844–45

Type

Novel

Genre

Adventure

Perspective and Narrator

The Count of Monte Cristo is told from a third-person point of view, featuring an omniscient, or all-knowing, narrator. This point of view allows Dumas to explore the inner workings of characters' minds and to interject social and political commentary.

Tense

The Count of Monte Cristo is told primarily in the past tense.

About the Title

The count in the title of this work is the identity that the main character assumes after he gets out of prison. After he inherits a fortune on the island of Monte Cristo in the Mediterranean, he poses as a nobleman.

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