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The Three Musketeers

An Audible Original Drama
Length: 8 hrs and 35 mins
Categories: Classics, Drama
5 out of 5 stars (4 ratings)

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Swashbuckling classic adventure, with an updated twist placing Milady in the role of narrator. 

Young D'Artagnan arrives in Paris to join the King's elite guards but almost immediately finds he is duelling with some of the very men he has come to swear allegiance to - Porthos, Athos and Aramis, inseparable friends: the Three Musketeers. 

Soon part of their close band, D'Artagnan's loyalty to his new allies puts him in the deadly path of Cardinal Richlieu's machinations. And when the young hero falls in love with the beautiful but inaccessible Constance, he finds himself in a world of murder, conspiracy and lies, with only the Musketeers to depend on.

Featuring: Ian Abeysekera, David Ahmad, Rachel Atkins, Catherine Bailey, Ed Barry, Timothy Bentinck, Nicholas Boulton, Eliza Butterworth, Gunnar Cauthery, Stephen Critchlow, Adetomiwa Edun, William Ellis, Betsabeh Emran, Tony Gardner, Matt Gavan, Akin Gazi, Pete Gold, Colm Gormley, Chris Grahamson, Edward Harrison, David Holt, Will Howard, Frances Jeater, James MacCallum, Joel MacCormack, Roger May, Richard Morse, Harry Myers, Daniel Naddafy, James Parkes, Richard Reed, John Scougall, Lizzie Stables, Dan Starkey, Mark Straker, Timothy Watson, Ben Whitehead, Sarah Whitehouse and Hemi Yeroham.

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Brilliant!!!

I didn't expect it to be this good!! It is wonderful!! The drama, the characters make this so much fun to listen to. I hope they do the next book in the series "Twenty Years After".

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Crazy Good Listen

Individual voices brings out each character. Very easy on the ears to follow the story

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  • Salter
  • 10-04-19

Fantastic dramatisation of this classic...

What a superb dramatisation of Alexandre Dumas' classic.
A great story retold beautifully, with some fantastic acting alongside perfectly placed sound effects and music to really do justice to such a wonderful tale.
On this occasion, the story is retold by Milady de Winter, providing a novel twist to the tale.
I've really enjoyed Audible's dramatisations, and The Three Musketeers is truly an exceptional addition to the collection.

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  • B.Margulies
  • 10-18-19

Fantastic

Exciting, engaging, amazing. What more can you say about this fantastic historical tale. Literally the cowboys of yester yesteryear (that's not a typo 😎).

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  • Kevin Boone
  • 10-07-19

Delightfully silly -- just like the original

This dramatization of The Three Musketeers splendidly captures the childish exuberance of the original story -- everything about it is silly, but it's silly in an engaging and clever way. The script and acting do full justice to the pompous, bellicose lack of believability of the original musketeers. All the hammy smuttiness of the book is there, as prominent as a cardinal's staff (oo, err...)

What's missing, perhaps, is the political intensity of the book -- it seems to be have been lost in the general swashbuckling and carousing.

It's great fun, so long as you don't take any part of it seriously in any way. The music and sound effects are well done and appropriate.

I don't know if this is a general change for Audible, but this production seems to be delivered in a higher bitrate than usual, and with some sense of stereo. Let's hope it's the start of a trend -- too many Audible presentations have been spoiled by poor fidelity audio delivery.

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  • Preachercaine
  • 11-02-19

Brilliant

Just the story and performance you want from Audible. I enjoyed every minute, a classic tale brilliantly crafted into an audio play with excellent performances from the cast.

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