I love Dumas, because in his stories, almost all of his characters, even "the good guys", are generally not very nice people. They all tread in that grey area between good and evil.
The the main protagonist d'Artangnan. You instantly fall in love with him when you witness his first encounter with the musketeers in which he shows true bravery, willing to risk his life against three opponents, each of which he knew could dispatch him individually. But it doesn't take long to realize that he is not truly a hero, but holds many qualities that could almost be considered villainous. In fact he is a liar, a classist, sexist, murdering, thieving, adulterer. Needless to say he is a deep and complicated character, and is the entire story which is a much read.
The Narrator! he brought each and every character to life, especially the women, half the time I would forget it was a man reading a female character.
If I had to choose, I would say it was Milady de Winter, her intelligence and cunning bested everyone in the end.
I have not, but I plan to in the near future
The moment D'Artangnan had found Madame Bonacieux only to lose her so tragically.
I can't wait to read the rest of the series.
Happily married father of 4 with 3 of the meanest Grandchildren in the US :) I am a paving Forman for a large construction company Alabama.
I Can't believe I've went 48 years and haven't read this book.
There were parts in this book that I wanted to skip because the story had me so mad. Am so glad I didn't.
From the start it grabbed me and would not turn loose. I usually listen riding to work and when I cut grass, I even cut my neighbors yard so I could get another 2 hours of book time. I would give 2 credits for just another 2 hours.
Wow just Wow.
Mother of 2 teens, alternate between reading for educational enrichment and pure pleasure. Like to run, bike, hike, and dance.
when they all meet and find out that they all had a run in with Dartainel sp.
yes because it was a 'classic' but i didn't enjoy it.
Great story with many interesting characters and twists.
Nothing I have read to date.
I loved this book.
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The Three Musketeers is another masterpiece from the writer, Alexandre Dumas. Written with terrific skill, this novel relates the story of D'Ärtagnan and his three companions Athos, Porthos, and Aremis seeking to foil the schemes of the imposing Cardinal and faithfully serve the King. This novel contains incredible themes, intricate plots, and is a well written novel. The Three Musketeers well deserves its title among the top classics. The story kept me captivated and on the edge the entire way!
Yes, because it was so well read and the story is a classic.
It was always hard to take a break from listening to the story.
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I am not sure who would enjoy it more. I do know if you have insomnia this is a book for you.. it that would cure that issue you would fall a sleep with in 10 min of the book reading
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I do not think so
I would not cut any character
The Narrator speaks like he has rocks in his mouth he also mumbles in a drone tone. Which is very annoying the voice drone put me to sleep. I tried several times to listen to the book I could not do it
Absolutely...not that there weren't any slow spots, but I could've never imagined being that engages to an audio book 24 hours long from beginning to end.
The story was itself just such a great tale of conquest and chivalry. It was so fascinating to hate the villains and love the heroes like this book compels you to.
Very engaging but I'm not sure anything is 24 hours in one sitting engaging....lol.
I love to travel and train dogs. I can't seem to find the time to sit down and read so I listen while I'm on my way to...well...anywhere!
rowdy gentlemen boys
The 4 Musketeers were very loyal to each other and they wore such elaborate clothes (tights and lace) while carrying and welding super sharp lethal swords. I am so glad I listened to the book, it was so entertaining!
John Lee "ROCKS" when it comes to reading stories!
When Milady was beheaded and the Musketeers grieved in their own personal ways.
Milady was bewitching.