Alexandre Dumasâ€™ classic tale of revenge and redemption, The Count of Monte Cristoâ€”Le Comte de Monte-Cristo is presented for the first time in English-French parallel text, complete and unabridged with over 20 black-and-white illustrations. The first of six, Volume One includes chapters 1-21: Edmond Dantesâ€™ betrayal, imprisonment and escape from Chateau dâ€™If. It also features a touching tribute to Dumas by Countess Dash, in English and French. The Bilingual Library presents the worldâ€™s classics in parallel text. Each page in the original language is mirrored by its English translation on the facing page. Introduction by series editor D. Bannon. A member of the American Literary Translators Association and the American Translators Association, Bannon has been translating since 1987.
A documentary biography of the great Danish choreographer August Bournonville, is a personal portrait of Bournonville theman, revealing not only his ideas on ballet training, performance and composition, but also his wider artistic, political, and religious views. Volume II, available separately, is a detailed bibliography and chronology of Bournonville's complete works.