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The Count of Monte Cristo Chapter 98

By Alexandre Dumas

Chapter 98

The Hotel of the Bell and the Bottle

  • That night, Benedetto also leaves town.
  • He stops for the night at an inn in Compiegne, but he oversleeps.
  • Benedetto wakes up to find the police surrounding the inn.
  • He decides to escape through his chimney, and he shimmies his way down another chimney that seems not to have a fire in it.
  • But the chimney he chooses leads to the room where Louise and EugĂ©nie are staying.
  • They call for the police, and Benedetto is captured.