From 11:00PM PDT on Friday, July 1 until 5:00AM PDT on Saturday, July 2, the Shmoop engineering elves will be making tweaks and improvements to the site. That means Shmoop will be unavailable for use during that time. Thanks for your patience!
We have changed our privacy policy. In addition, we use cookies on our website for various purposes. By continuing on our website, you consent to our use of cookies. You can learn about our practices by reading our privacy policy.
© 2016 Shmoop University, Inc. All rights reserved.
The Count of Monte Cristo

The Count of Monte Cristo


by Alexandre Dumas

The Count of Monte Cristo Chapter 91 Summary

Mother and Son

  • Albert and Mercédès decide enough is enough. They plan to leave their life in Paris and go live simply together somewhere else.
  • The Count sends Mercédès a letter telling her to go south to Marseilles and visit old Dantès' house. Buried under a tree is a small fortune that Edmond would have used to start a family with Mercédès way back when.
  • Mercédès is touched and agrees. She tells the Count that she will use the money to begin her life as a nun.

People who Shmooped this also Shmooped...