The Count of Monte Cristo is the story of Edmond Dantes, a merchant who is wrongfully accused of Bonapartist sympathies by a jealous rival for the love of his fiancée, Mercedes. Jailed on an island prison, Dantes escapes with the aid of a fellow prisoner and plots revenge after acquiring a massive fortune amassed by the same prisoner, who dies before he himself can escape. Dantes' plotting has grave consequences for his loved ones and enemies both.

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