The real-life origin story behind The Count of Monte Cristo — Repeating Islands

A report by Constance Grady for Vox. Today’s Google Doodle celebrates the work of Alexandre Dumas, the French writer who penned swashbuckling adventure novels like The Three Musketeers and The Count of Monte Cristo. It’s The Count of Monte Cristo that has an anniversary today — its serial publication first began on August 28, 1844, making it a sprightly 176 years old […]

The real-life origin story behind The Count of Monte Cristo — Repeating Islands