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Penguin Books. Bantam Classics. There he learns of a great hoard of treasure hidden on the Isle of Monte Cristo and he becomes determined not only to escape, but also to unearth the treasure and use it to plot the destruction of the three men responsible for his incarceration. Oxford university Press USA. With more than 1, 700 titles, penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines.
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Twenty Years After Oxford World's ClassicsOxford University Press #ad - Oxford university Press USA. Dumas brings his immortal quartet out of retirement to cross swords with time, the malevolence of men, and the forces of history. Oxford university Press USA. But treasons and strategems still cry out for justice: civil war endangers the throne of France, while in England Cromwell threatens to send Charles I to the scaffold.
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