Its a really great story - I was a bit annoyed when I realized it was a re-write of the Count of Monte Christo, but the writing is so good and some of the twists and turns are so well disguised that I soon got over it. As ever, Stephen Fry demonstrates a great imagination in the revenge sequences. Great listen, highly recommended.
The Count of Monte Christo - it's an updated version of one of the greatest novels of all time
Very good rendition - charecterisations probably not as theatrical as (for example) The Liar or The Hippopotamus, but a great performance.
The Babe - clearly the most thoughtful of the characters, nice anagram of The Abb?? from The Count of Monte Christo
Check out the Wikipedia page, it gives you a great insight into some of the word play that Stephen Fry has hidden through the text. e.g. Mercedes from TCoMC is now called Portia (lol)
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