Chapters 35-39 Summary

Before Franz and Albert depart in the Count of Monte Cristo’s carriage, the count invites the young men to join him for breakfast. Franz recognizes the count as Sinbad the Sailor. The count, however, shows no sign of knowing Franz, so Franz makes no mention of their past acquaintance. Franz does take note that the count seems to be paying special attention to Albert; he stares at him as he talks.

The three men discuss the upcoming execution to take place before the carnival celebration. The count invites the young men to join him in a special room he has reserved across from the plaza where the execution will be conducted. The count tells the men there will be only one execution this day, however, as he has heard that...

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