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    • The Count of Monte Cristo

    • By: Alexandre Dumas
    • Narrated by: Bill Homewood
    • Length: 52 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5,140
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 4,763
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 4,763

    On the eve of his marriage to the beautiful Mercedes, having that very day been made captain of his ship, the young sailor Edmond Dantès is arrested on a charge of treason, trumped up by jealous rivals. Incarcerated for many lonely years in the isolated and terrifying Chateau d'If near Marseille, he meticulously plans his brilliant escape and extraordinary revenge.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • This is the one to spend 50 hours listening to!

    • By james on 03-05-13

    Regular price: $34.99

    • The Three Musketeers

    • By: Alexandre Dumas
    • Narrated by: John Lee
    • Length: 23 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,789
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,357
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,369

    Mixing a bit of seventeenth-century French history with a great deal of invention, Alexandre Dumas tells the tale of young D'Artagnan and his musketeer comrades, Porthos, Athos, and Aramis. Together they fight to foil the schemes of the brilliant, dangerous Cardinal Richelieu, who pretends to support the king while plotting to advance his own power. Bursting with swirling swordplay, swooning romance, and unforgettable figures.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • What Fun!

    • By A. A. Green on 05-17-11

    Regular price: $34.99

    • The Count of Monte Cristo

    • By: Alexandre Dumas
    • Narrated by: John Lee
    • Length: 46 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6,658
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,759
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,808

    Dashing young Edmond Dantès has everything: a fine reputation, an appointment as captain of a ship, and the heart of a beautiful woman. But his perfect life is shattered when three jealous friends conspire to destroy him. Falsely accused of a political crime, Dantès is locked away for life in the infamous Chateau d'If prison. But it is there that Dantès learns of a vast hidden treasure.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A true Time-machine

    • By Ramon on 12-27-10

    Regular price: $39.99

    • The Count of Monte Cristo

    • By: Alexandre Dumas
    • Narrated by: Alan Munro
    • Length: 57 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 294
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 276
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 272

    An adventure story primarily concerned with themes of hope, justice, vengeance, mercy, and forgiveness, it focuses on a man who is wrongfully imprisoned, escapes from jail, acquires a fortune and sets about getting revenge on those responsible for his imprisonment. However, his plans have devastating consequences for the innocent as well as the guilty.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Absolutely awful narrator!

    • By Janneke on 02-22-13

    Regular price: $4.19

    • The Count of Monte Cristo [Classic Tales Edition]

    • By: Alexandre Dumas
    • Narrated by: B.J. Harrison
    • Length: 52 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 196
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 185
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 185

    Trust. Betrayal. Revenge. The Count of Monte Cristo is the quintessential masterpiece of Alexandre Dumas. In Edmond Dantes we find an early materialization of the modern superhero. He is a dashing young sailor imprisoned unjustly for treason. While in prison he meets a holy man who imparts to him all his wisdom. The "abbe" also divulges the profound secret of a hidden treasure. Dantes realizes that with such immense wealth, one could wreak a hateful vengeance on one's enemies.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The proof is in the narrator!

    • By J. Fraas on 12-21-15

    Regular price: $31.49

    • The Three Musketeers

    • By: Alexandre Dumas
    • Narrated by: Simon Vance
    • Length: 22 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 927
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 666
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 674

    This historical romance, perhaps the greatest cloak-and-sword story ever, relates the adventures of four fictional swashbuckling heroes who served the French kings Louis XIII and Louis XIV. When the dashing young D'Artagnon arrives in Paris from Gascony, he becomes embroiled in three duels with the Three Musketeers: Athos, Porthos, and Aramis. But when he proves himself by fighting not against, but with, the Three Musketeers, they form a quick and lasting friendship.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • More fun than a classic is supposed to be!

    • By M. Faulkner on 06-21-13

    Regular price: $31.47

    • The Count of Monte Cristo [Abridged]

    • By: Alexandre Dumas
    • Narrated by: Tim Pigott-Smith
    • Length: 2 hrs and 18 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 23
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18

    An epic literary adventure considered a classic around the world. The story centers around Edmond Dantes, a young sailor who finds himself arrested, accused of treason, and relegated to the bowls of the island fortress of Chateau d'If, all on his wedding day. The ensuing drama of his escape, revenge, and quest for the treasure of Monte Cristo is one reread by thousands every year.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • It good but..

    • By Amazon Customer on 02-24-18

    Regular price: $8.25

    • The Count of Monte Cristo

    • By: Alexandre Dumas
    • Narrated by: David Case
    • Length: 17 hrs and 19 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 301
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 203
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 205

    For Edmond Dantes, life couldn't be better. At 19, he is soon to be captain of his own ship and about to be married to his true love, Mercedes. But his life is suddenly turned upside down when on his wedding day he is arrested. Without a fair trial, he is condemned to solitary confinement in the miserable Chateau d'If. Soon, it is clear that Edmond has been framed by a handful of powerful enemies, jealous of his success.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent story superbly narrated

    • By Gary on 03-30-07

    Regular price: $25.19

    • The Three Musketeers, Man in the Iron Mask, Count of Monte Cristo (Annotated)

    • By: Alexandre Dumas
    • Narrated by: Mark Smith, David Clarke
    • Length: 100 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
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    This audiobook collection includes three Alexandre Dumas classics: The Three Musketeers, The Man in the Iron Mask, and The Count of Monte Cristo

    Regular price: $29.95

    • The Three Musketeers

    • By: Alexandre Dumas
    • Narrated by: Bill Homewood
    • Length: 26 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 315
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 289
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 289

    Romance, treachery, courage... The Three Musketeers has it all! In one of the greatest adventure stories ever written, the dashing young swordsman D'Artagnan and his daredevil companions Athos, Aramis, and Porthos, become embroiled in duels, love-tangles, and sinister intrigues which threaten the future of King, Queen, and France herself.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • classic and well narrated

    • By Benjamin J. Hackett on 05-18-16

    Regular price: $81.19

    • The Vicomte de Bragelonne

    • Ten Years After
    • By: Alexandre Dumas
    • Narrated by: Simon Vance
    • Length: 23 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 280
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 218
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 224

    It is May 1660 and the fate of nations is at stake. Mazarin plots, Louis XIV is in love, and Raoul de Bragelonne, son of Athos, is intent on serving France and winning the heart of Louise de la Valliere. D'Artagnan, meanwhile, is perplexed by a mysterious stranger, and soon he learns that his old comrades already have great projects in hand.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Why didn't I read this stuff sooner

    • By Eric C. Zawadzki on 08-27-09

    Regular price: $31.47

    • The Three Musketeers

    • By: Alexandre Dumas
    • Narrated by: full cast
    • Length: 2 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 25
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 24
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 24

    17th Century France. Dashing young swordsman D’Artagnan heads for Paris, dreaming of serving the King as a member of his elite guard. On arrival, he meets the three musketeers - Athos, Porthos and Aramis - and the four men soon become fast friends. Together, they strive to outwit the murderous schemes of power-hungry Cardinal Richelieu, and save the Queen from a plot to dishonour her. Their adventures take them on a perilous journey through the French countryside and across the Channel to England....

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Too abridged for me, wonderful actors

    • By amazinbuyerAB on 08-17-18

    Regular price: $15.49

    • Le comte de Monte-Cristo I

    • By: Alexandre Dumas
    • Narrated by: Éric Herson-Macarel
    • Length: 25 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 62
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 57
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 57

    Marseille, 1815. Edmond Dantès ramène à bon port, après la mort de son capitaine, le trois-mâts "Le pharaon". Bientôt capitaine de ce bateau et fiancé à la belle Mercédès, il voit ses espérances comblées. Jamais le bonheur n'a été aussi proche. Mais soudain, le soir du repas de fiançailles le rêve se brise. Une dénonciation anonyme, une machination diabolique le sépare de son amour, l'enterre vivant dans un cachot, séparé à jamais du monde des vivants. Edmond Dantès se retrouve prisonnier au château d'If. Qui veut lui nuire ? Pourquoi ?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great rendition of a great classic.

    • By Amazon Customer on 09-26-17

    Regular price: $16.11

    • Twenty Years After

    • By: Alexandre Dumas
    • Narrated by: Frederick Davidson
    • Length: 27 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 340
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 283
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 289

    Twenty years later, time has weakened the resolve of the Musketeers and dispersed their loyalties. But treasons and stratagems still cry out for justice: civil war endangers the throne of France, while in England, Cromwell threatens to send Charles I to the scaffold. Dumas brings his immortal quartet out of retirement to cross swords with time, the malevolence of men, and the forces of history. But their greatest test is a titanic struggle with the son of Milady, who wears the face of Evil.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Dumas YES, Narrator NO

    • By Nathan on 12-12-12

    Regular price: $34.96

    • La Dama de las Camelias

    • By: Alexandre Dumas
    • Narrated by: Javier Jiménez
    • Length: 8 hrs and 47 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
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      0 out of 5 stars 0
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      0 out of 5 stars 0

    Armando Duval, un joven de la alta sociedad parisiense, se enamora perdidamente de Margarita Gautier, reconocida cortesana, quien corresponde sinceramente a este sentimiento. Olvidándose de esas circunstancias que les rodean, Armando y Margarita se entregan por completo a ese amor, sin importarles el escándalo que esto genere.

    Regular price: $0.94

    • The Man in the Iron Mask

    • By: Alexandre Dumas
    • Narrated by: Simon Vance
    • Length: 22 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 467
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 372
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 372

    A tale of mystery, adventure, and political intrigue, this conclusion to Dumas’ swashbuckling musketeer saga is based on the true story of a masked prisoner who dwelled in the Bastille during the Louis XIV’s reign and whose identity remains in question to this day.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • The Musketeers Get Old

    • By Rebecca on 03-31-13

    Regular price: $27.97

    • Literary Treasures

    • Great Short Stories by Acclaimed Writers
    • By: Anton Chekhov, Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Joseph Conrad, and others
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 26 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 13
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 12
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 12

    An astonishing collection of fifty of the greatest short stories ever written by some of literature's most highly acclaimed writers. 1. "Odour of Chrysanthemums" by D. H. Lawrence; 2. "Miss Harriet" by Guy de Maupassant; 3. "Twenty-six Men and a Girl" by Maxim Gorky; 4. "Hot Potatoes" by Arnold Bennett; 5. "Rats" by M. R. James; 6. "Zodomirsky’s Duel" by Alexandre Dumas; 7. "The Story of an Hour" by Kate Chopin; 8. "The Cask of Amontillado" by Edgar Allan Poe; 9. "The Encased Man" by Anton Chekhov.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Applause!

    • By Gerald on 01-20-15

    Regular price: $84.16

    • Louise de La Vallière

    • By: Alexandre Dumas
    • Narrated by: Simon Vance
    • Length: 23 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 206
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 163
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 164

    As part of the d'Artagnan Romances following The Three Musketeers and Twenty Years After, and devoted in large part to romantic events at the court of France's King Louis XIV, Louise de La Valliere is the second part of Alexandre Dumas's 268 chapter novel The Vicomte de Bragelonne: Ten Years Later, which first appeared in serial form between 1847 and 1850.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • A Soap Opera with Musketeers

    • By Mr on 08-28-09

    Regular price: $31.47

    • The Best European Short Stories

    • By: Guy de Maupassant, George Sand, Anton Chekhov, and others
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 20 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 7

    A delightful anthology of great works by some of Europe's greatest short story writers....

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • disappointing

    • By KDP on 08-10-14

    Regular price: $68.95

    • Seven Classic Plays

    • By: William Shakespeare, Henrik Ibsen, Anton Chekhov, and others
    • Narrated by: full cast
    • Length: 11 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 125
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 43
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 44

    Now, for the first time in audio, Blackstone presents seven great plays in one volume: Euripides' Medea, Shakespeare's The Tempest, Moliere's The Imaginary Invalid, Dumas' Camille, Ibsen's An Enemy of the People, Shaw's Arms and the Man, and Chekhov's Uncle Vanya. These productions illustrate the development of European drama from ancient times to the threshold of the modern theater.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Badly Done Plays

    • By S. N. C. Siegel on 05-06-06

    Regular price: $23.07

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