imrehg: Just a whole different level, Tolstoy's writing in a way I don't feel many contemporary writes could. Feels creepy how similar the people's lives in the 19th Century was to ours. Creepy but fun too. read comments

jfc: The Count of Monte Cristo is a true masterpiece. I have the unabridged version and have recommended it to others many times. Dumas has profound insight into human nature... read comments

dyukqu: What they made me realise was that people are not absolutely good or absolutely bad. Human character consists of so many gray areas. read comments

hkmurakami: Short and poignant. Recommended. read comments