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The Count of Monte Cristo Audiobook
The Count of Monte Cristo
Written by: 
Alexandre Dumas
Narrated by: 
Bill Homewood
The Count of Monte Cristo Audiobook

The Count of Monte Cristo

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Dumas's sweeping adventure tale of the wrongly imprisoned Edmond Dantés, his transformation into the Count of Monte Cristo, and the long and elaborate course of his revenge on his enemies could certainly be a challenge for audiobook listeners. The intricate plot and dozens of characters require 52 hours in this unabridged production. Fans of the novel will likely appreciate the care taken in the creation of this ambitious production. The recording is crisp and clean, narrator Bill Homewood's pace matches the action well, and the volume is consistent throughout. Homewood invests each character with personality and heart, and throughout the tale his narration remains clear, forceful, and committed.

Publisher's Summary

The Count of Monte Cristo is a tale of revenge and retribution. Edmond Dantes, a young, energetic sailor, is falsely accused of treason on his wedding day and incarcerated in the forbidding Chateau d'If prison. His escape and ultimate revenge on those who wronged him makes this one of the most thrilling stories in French literature, as compelling now as when it was first published in 1846.

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(P)1995 NAXOS AudioBooks Ltd.; ©1995 NAXOS AudioBooks Ltd.

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    Archie65 Miami, FL 01-15-04
    Archie65 Miami, FL 01-15-04 Member Since 2015
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    "The Count of Monte Cristo"

    Excellent production and Bill Homewood is fantastic. Highly recommended.

    8 of 8 people found this review helpful
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    James South Pasadena, CA, USA 03-02-05
    James South Pasadena, CA, USA 03-02-05 Member Since 2016
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    "Get the unabridged version"

    Note even as good as the cliff notes. Despite valiant narrative efforts, it is just too short. This version captures none of the grandeur, sweetness, scale, or depth of the book. Get the unabridged version.

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