I have never been so happy to be done with a book! It’s unfortunate because so many people (including the one who recommended it to me) have said it’s their favorite book. But by the end, I couldn’t enjoy the writing and story anymore. I was at a point where I was forcing myself to press on just so I could finish the darned thing. It’s not a terrible story – there were sections that certainly kept my attention – but this is one of those books that’s definitely not for everyone.
Title – The Count of Monte Cristo
Author – Alexandre Dumas
Page count – 1065 (nope, that’s not a typo)
Rating – It’s weird to publicly rate books that people have recommended for you. I hate to say it, but unless you’re looking for a very specific challenge…Bypass.
In a nutshell, this book is about a man who is wrongly imprisoned but escapes to exact revenge. Continue reading “The Count of Monte Cristo (Alexandre Dumas)”