The Count of Monte Cristo
The Count of Monte Cristo
by Alexandre Dumas
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Guide Mentor

Character Role Analysis

Abbé Faria

Abbé Faria is quite possibly the greatest mentor ever. How else do you explain the transformation of the young, innocent Edmond Dantès into the ultimate playboy, the beautiful brilliant, learned, debonair millionaire manipulator called the Count of Monte Cristo? Seriously, the "mad" abbé takes Edmond under his wing, teaches him everything he knows, solves the mystery of Edmond's imprisonment, gives him the key to unlimited wealth and, finally, calls him his son.

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