By Stephen Fry
This awesome recasting of the vintage tale The count number of Monte Cristo facilities on Ned Maddstone, a cheerful, charismatic, Oxford-bound seventeen-year-old whose rosy destiny is nearly pre-ordained. good-looking, convinced, and proficient, newly in love with brilliant, appealing Portia, his father an influential MP, Ned leads a charmed existence. yet privilege makes him a simple goal for envy, and during sooner or later Ned’s future is ceaselessly altered. A promise made to a demise instructor mixed with a prank devised through a jealous classmate mutates bewilderingly right into a case of flawed arrest and incarceration. Ned unearths himself a political prisoner in a nightmarish exile that lasts years, till a fellow inmate reawakens Ned’s mind and resurrects his will to dwell. The chilling results of Ned’s restoration are felt world wide.