Jaico illustarted classics series is a collection of beloved children’s classics read by generations all over the world. Rich with adventures and thrills, these immortal stories with vivid illustrations are designed to delight young readers.
Edmond Dantes, an upcoming sailor with a bright future, is implicated by his three jealous friends for a crime he did not commit. He is imprisoned for life. In the prison, an old, dying mate incoherently tells him of a vast amount of treasure buried on the island of Monte Cristo. Dantes escapes after fourteen years in prison. Starting life all over again as a sailor, he eventually finds the treasure and becomes immensely rich, ruthless and powerful, donning the title of ‘Count’ with only one aim in life that is to seek revenge against three men responsible for his imprisonment. How he goes on to avenge the injustice and harm done to him is this story of The Count of Monte Cristo.