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    • The Count of Monte Cristo

    • By: Alexandre Dumas
    • Narrated by: Bill Homewood
    • Length: 52 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
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    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.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • my favorite book performed brilliantly

    • By Michael on 29-12-2014

    Non-member price: $55.66

    • The Three Musketeers

    • By: Alexandre Dumas
    • Narrated by: Simon Vance
    • Length: 22 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
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    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
    • My favourite audio book to date.

    • By Xin on 27-07-2016

    Non-member price: $55.66

    • The Three Musketeers

    • By: Alexandre Dumas
    • Narrated by: John Lee
    • Length: 23 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
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    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
    • It's a classic - what more is there to say?

    • By Mr. George Sabados on 06-07-2015

    Non-member price: $55.66

    • The Count of Monte Cristo [Classic Tales Edition]

    • By: Alexandre Dumas
    • Narrated by: B.J. Harrison
    • Length: 52 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
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      5 out of 5 stars 12
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    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
    • Excellent in every aspect

    • By Mac Leung on 26-09-2018

    Non-member price: $55.66

    • The Count of Monte Cristo

    • By: Alexandre Dumas
    • Narrated by: John Lee
    • Length: 46 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 40
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 39

    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
    • Fantastic, one of the truly best audiobooks ever.

    • By Richard on 23-07-2018

    Non-member price: $55.66

    • The Three Musketeers

    • By: Alexandre Dumas
    • Narrated by: Bill Homewood
    • Length: 26 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 21
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    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
    • Humour and intrigues

    • By Samantha Martin on 24-08-2016

    Non-member price: $55.66

    • 10 Essential Pieces of Literature

    • By: Khalil Gibran, Robert Louis Stevenson, Jack London, and others
    • Narrated by: Matthew Taylor
    • Length: 87 hrs and 44 mins
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    This Audiobook contains the following works: "The prophet" [Khalil Gibran], "Treasure Island" [Robert Louis Stevenson], "White fang" [Jack London], "The Time machine" [H. G. Wells], "The Battle of Life" [Charles Dickens], "The Adventure of Sherlock Holmes" [Arthur Conan Doyle], "The Three Musketeers" [Alexandre Dumas], "The adventures of Pinocchio" [Carlo Collodi], "Robinson Crusoe" [Daniel Defoe], "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn" [Mark Twain].

    Non-member price: $1.31

    • The Man in the Iron Mask

    • By: Alexandre Dumas
    • Narrated by: Simon Vance
    • Length: 22 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
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    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.

    Non-member price: $55.66

    • The Three Musketeers

    • By: Alexandre Dumas
    • Narrated by: Michael York
    • Length: 6 hrs and 7 mins
    • Abridged
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    A young Gascon nobleman, D'Artagnan, makes his way to Paris, hoping to join the Musketeers, that legion of heroes held in high esteem by the king and feared by the wicked Cardinal Richelieu. D'Artagnan quickly proves he has the heart of a Musketeer and earns himself a place in their ranks. Relying on their wits and skill with the sword, the gallant trio sets out to preserve the honor of the king and foil the nefarious schemes of Cardinal Richelieu.

    Non-member price: $27.79

    • 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
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      3 out of 5 stars 1
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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

    Non-member price: $41.73

    • Seven Classic Plays

    • By: William Shakespeare, Henrik Ibsen, Anton Chekhov, and others
    • Narrated by: full cast
    • Length: 11 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
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    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.

    Non-member price: $33.79

    • Les trois mousquetaires

    • By: Alexandre Dumas
    • Narrated by: Bernard Bollet
    • Length: 22 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
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    L'action se situe en 1625, sous le règne de Louis XIII. D'Artagnan, jeune gascon courageux et rusé, est muni d'une lettre de recommandation de son père pour M. de Tréville, commandant des Mousquetaires. Très vite, il devient l'ami de trois gentilshommes, mousquetaires du roi, Athos, Porthos et Aramis. Tous quatre vont sauver la reine Anne d'Autriche des perfides manœuvres de Richelieu. Des aventures semées d'embûches qui ne feront pas renoncer les quatre compères.

    Non-member price: $18.97

    • Louise de La Vallière

    • By: Alexandre Dumas
    • Narrated by: Simon Vance
    • Length: 23 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
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    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.

    Non-member price: $45.66

    • 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 6 mins
    • Unabridged
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    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.

    Non-member price: $89.90

    • The Count of Monte Cristo

    • By: Alexandre Dumas
    • Narrated by: Anthony Valentine
    • Length: 2 hrs and 23 mins
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    Edmond Dantès, an innocent young sailor, falls into despair when he is arrested on a false charge of treason and thrown into prison without a trial. He learns of his friends' betrayal from the Abbé Faria, an equally innocent prisoner, and plots his revenge following a daring, if nightmarish escape from the Chateau d'If. After becoming a wealthy man, he assumes the guise of the urbane Count of Monte-Cristo and begins to entrap his enemies one by one.

    Non-member price: $11.97

    • The Borgias and the Cenci

    • Celebrated Crimes, Vol. 1
    • By: Alexandre Dumas
    • Narrated by: Michelle Marie
    • Length: 10 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
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    This volume relates the stories of the Borgias and the Cenci. The former, a family of Spanish adventurers, came to dominate the Italian peninsula, and, when Rodergio Borgia became Pope Alexander VI, the world of Christendom, in the late 15th century. The Cenci was an aristocratic family, in which rampant sexual and domestic abuse led to murder and very public execution. 

    Non-member price: $34.76

    • Le comte de Monte-Cristo 1

    • By: Alexandre Dumas
    • Narrated by: Éric Herson-Macarel
    • Length: 25 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
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    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 ?

    Non-member price: $23.37

    • Twenty Years After

    • By: Alexandre Dumas
    • Narrated by: Frederick Davidson
    • Length: 27 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
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    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.

    Non-member price: $50.72

    • The Red Sphinx

    • Or, The Comte de Moret; A Sequel to The Three Musketeers
    • By: Alexandre Dumas, Lawrence Ellsworth - translator
    • Narrated by: John Lee
    • Length: 23 hrs and 49 mins
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    In 1844, Alexandre Dumas published The Three Musketeers, a novel so famous and still so popular today that it scarcely needs introduction. Shortly thereafter he wrote a sequel, Twenty Years After, that resumed the adventures of his swashbuckling heroes. Later, toward the end of his career, Dumas wrote The Red Sphinx, another direct sequel to The Three Musketeers that begins not 20 years later but a mere 20 days afterward. The Red Sphinx picks up right where the The Three Musketeers left off.

    Non-member price: $55.80

    • The Count of Monte Cristo

    • By: Alexandre Dumas
    • Narrated by: Andrew Timothy
    • Length: 50 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 12
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    The Count of Monte Cristo is an adventure novel by Alexandre Dumas.

    Published in 1844, it is often considered one of the great thrillers of all time and, along with The Three Musketeers, Dumas' most popular work.

    Falsely accused of treason, the young sailor Edmund Dantes is arrested on his wedding day and imprisoned in the island fortress of the Chateau d'If. After staging a dramatic escape, he sets out to discover the treasure of Monte Cristo and catch up with his enemies.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Favourite audiobook

    • By Carlo Rhode on 22-01-2019

    Non-member price: $23.41

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