"The Count of Monte Cristo. Volume 1" is a novel by Alexandre Dumas père, published from 1844 to 1846. In the center of the plot is the sailor Edmond Dantès, who works on the ship "Pharaoh". After the trip, he decides to marry a girl named Mercedes, and the owner of the ship wants to make Dantès a captain. Edmond Dantès has envious people who want to interfere with the happy life of a sailor. Because of their denunciation, he becomes a prisoner, where he meets amazing the Abbé Faria.