The Black Count
Glory, Revolution, Betrayal, and the Real Count of Monte Cristo
From Library Staff
Join the discussion on Nov. 10, 2014. General Alex Dumas is a man almost unknown today, yet his story is strikingly familiar — because his son, the novelist Alexandre Dumas, used his larger-than-life feats as inspiration for such classics as "The Count of Monte Cristo" and "The Thr... Read More »
A compelling story of a forgotten swashbuckling hero of mixed race whose bold exploits were captured by his son, Alexander Dumas, in famous 19th century novels. (Pulitzer Prize citation).