A tale of love and revenge in the post-Napoleonic era. Edmond Dantes, a nineteen-year-old sailor from Marseilles, is soon to be captain of his own ship and to marry his beloved, the beautiful Mercedes. But spiteful enemies provoke his arrest on his wedding day, and he is condemned to life in prison. His sole companion is the ‘crazy’ priest Faria, who shares with Edmond a secret escape plan, and a map to hidden riches on the island of Monte Cristo. When Faria dies, Edmond attempts the incredible escape alone. finally he is free and rich beyond imagination after 14 years in prison. Keeping his true identity a secret, he enters society as Count of Monte Cristo, a polite, refined nobleman determined to reclaim his lost love, and to avenge his accusers. This is a story of suspense, intrigue, love and the triumph of good over evil.
The Count of Monte Cristo (Puffin Classics)
The Count of Monte Cristo is an adventure novel written by French author Alexandre Dumas completed in 1844. It is one of the author’s more popular works, along with The Three Musketeers. Like many of his novels, it was expanded from plot outlines suggested by his collaborating ghostwriter Auguste Maquet.
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Diary of a wimpy kid: the third wheel is a 2012 bestselling children’s novel and the seventh book in the diary of a wimpy kid series, written by american author jeff kinney. Kinney announced the book in march 2012, with the third wheel’s cover revealed in may 2012. The book was released on november 13, 2012.
So begins percy jackson’s greek gods, in which the son of poseidon adds his own magic–and sarcastic asides–to the classics. He explains how the world was created, then gives readers his personal take on a who’s who of ancients, from apollo to zeus. Percy does not hold back. “if you like horror shows, blood baths, lying, stealing, backstabbing, and cannibalism, then read on, because it definitely was a golden age for all that.”
Diary of a wimpy kid: dog days is the super funny fourth title in the highly-illustrated, bestselling and award-winning diary of a wimpy kid series by jeff kinney. Perfect for both boys and girls of 8+, reluctant readers and all the millions of devoted wimpy kid fans out there. Dog days is also a major motion picture and box office smash.
Percy jackson, son of poseidon, god of the sea, has woken from a very deep sleep and come face to face with two snake-haired ladies who refuse to die but they’re the least of his problems. Because percy finds himself at a camp for half-bloods, which doesn’t ring any bells for him. There’s just one name he remembers from his past. Annabeth..
Greg heffley is in big trouble. School property has been damaged, and greg is the prime suspect. But the crazy thing is, he’s innocent. Or at least sort of. The authorities are closing in, but when a surprise blizzard hits, the heffley family is trapped indoors. Greg knows that when the snow melts he’s going to have to face the music, but could any punishment be worse than being stuck inside with your family for the holidays?
After saving olympus from the evil titan lord, kronos, percy and friends have rebuilt their beloved camp half-blood, where the next generation of demigods must now prepare for a chilling prophecy of their own:
Once the walls come down, all sorts of problems start to crop up. Rotten wood, toxic mold, unwelcome critters, and something even more sinister all makes greg and his family wonders if the renovations are worth the trouble. When the dust finally settles, will the heffleys be able to stay . . . Or will they need to get out of town?
Greg heffley’s life has been hitting an all-time low. Rowley jefferson was his best friend, but because of some reason, he has decided to ditch greg. It isn’t very easy to find friends in middle school and greg is having a hard time. He wants to change his fortune, and to do this, he needs to take a leap of faith and leave every decision of his to chance. With the kind of luck he has, will he be able to depend on it? Is he just destined to have a life of bad luck? Read this book and be an encouragement to greg as he tries to make things better for himself.
Dark times have come to hogwarts. After the dementors’ attack on his cousin dudley, harry potter knows that voldemort will stop at nothing to find him. There are many who deny the dark lord’s return, but harry is not alone: a secret order gathers at grimmauld place to fight against the dark forces.
Emily windsnap is thrilled to arrive at her new home – a secret island near the bermuda triangle where humans and merfolk live together, and where being a girl who grows a tail as soon as she enters the water isn’t a problem. But, being emily, she can’t resist exploring forbidden places, and, as a result, she inadvertently wakes the kraken – the legendary sea monster that has been asleep for two hundred years!
The 30 letters in letters from a father to his daughter were written by nehru in the summer of 1928, when indira was in mussoorie, and he was in allahabad. To make up for his absence, he wrote these letters. He wanted to make his daughter aware of her circumstances, of her environment. Nehru’s intention was to nurture indira’s young and impressionable mind with an unprejudiced view of history, as well as the current state of affairs.
The last straw is the rib-tickling, belly-aching and laugh-out-loud third title in the bestselling and award-winning “diary of a wimpy kid” series by jeff kinney. Perfect for both boys and girls of 8+, reluctant readers and all the millions of devoted wimpy kid fans out there. “the last straw” was also combined with “dog days”, the fourth book in the series, to become the major movie hit at the box-office “diary of a wimpy kid: dog days”. The third hilarious book in the bestselling phenomenon that is the “diary of a wimpy kid” series.