The Count of Monte Cristo written by Alexandre Dumas, is a fictional book based on a character named Edmonde Dantes. Edmond Dantes is a simple man who is intelligent, bold and cunning. After marrying his fiancé Mercedes, after the wedding. Three men that have built jealousy upon him attempt and succeed at ruining his life by sending a letter that has him sent to prison. This letter causes Dantes to go to jail and spending the next fourteen years in jail however, this had lead him to then next phase in his life.