Chapters 60-64 Summary
Monte Cristo appears at the Villefort home, supposedly to remind Villefort and his wife of their promise to attend his dinner. In the process, the count learns of Noirtier’s plan to change his will and of Villefort’s frustration with his father. Villefort is dismayed that neither his daughter, Valentine, nor he will inherit Noirtier’s wealth. All Villefort has to do to change his father’s mind is to not pursue Valentine’s engagement to Franz, but Villefort insists that the marriage will happen.
When the count reminds Villefort of the dinner he is planning, Villefort eventually asks the count where the dinner will take place. When the count gives Villefort the exact address of his country home, Villefort grows...
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