Q Rated Books: 'The Count of Monte Cristo' by Alexandre Dumas

Recommended by Anuradha Dharwadkar

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"The Count of Monte Cristo" by Alexandre Dumas (Amazon Link)

“My father used to tell me this story. The story of the underdog overcoming challenges is inspiring.”

Did you know that Alexandre Dumas was inspired to write this work from another book? Jacques Peuchet, a police archivist had compiled “true stories”. One of these was of a cobbler who was engaged to be married, but was betrayed by three jealous friends.

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