Questions tagged [the-count-of-monte-cristo]

Questions about the novel 'Le Comte de Monte-Cristo' (1844, 'The Count of Monte Cristo') by the French author Alexandre Dumas (père). Use this tag with the tags [alexandre-dumas-pere] and [french-literature].

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Can the Count of Monte Cristo's calculation of poison dosage be explained?

In Chapter Fifty-Two of The Count of Monte Cristo there is a discussion between the titular count and Madame de Villefort about exposing oneself to poisons: “Well,” replied Monte Cristo “suppose, ...