The Count of Monte Cristo

Version: Unabridged
Author: Alexandre Dumas
Narrator: John Lee
Genres: Fiction & Literature, Classics
Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks
Published In: July 2008
# of Units: 37 CDs
Length: 40 hours
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Overview

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. After fourteen years of hopeless imprisonment, Dantès makes his daring escape and follows his secret map to untold fortune. Disguised now as the mysterious and powerful Count of Monte Cristo, Dantès seeks out his enemies, and nothing will stand in the way of his just revenge.

Filled with thrilling episodes of betrayal, romance, and revenge, The Count of Monte Cristo is one of the greatest adventure stories ever written. (Translator Unknown)

Reviews (6)

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Written by Nicole L on August 9th, 2017

  • Book Rating: 4/5

A lot happened in this book, and although it slowed down a little in the middle and it didn't end the way I expected, I'm really glad I read it. The narration was good, and definitely made the book itself more enjoyable.

Written by Carol Ernst on July 1st, 2016

  • Book Rating: 5/5

Amazing! It would be wonderful if a force with the will of Edwin Dante could avenge the wicked in our world today. I hated reaching the end of this tale of love

Written by Keith Shroyer on December 25th, 2015

  • Book Rating: 5/5

This may be my favorite book of all time. Love all the nuances and side stories.

Written by Johanna Munnelly on November 7th, 2015

  • Book Rating: 5/5

Wonderful book! Long, but worth it when you get to the end.

Written by Matt Hubbard on October 11th, 2015

  • Book Rating: 5/5

Timeless book and excellent narration! Thoroughly enjoyed.

Written by Dustin Waite on July 2nd, 2015

  • Book Rating: 5/5

Outstanding book and an amazing reader. I've read the abridged versions and seen the movie and this book surpasses them by far. Do your self a favor and listen to this book. You will be a better person for it. I can't begin to tell you how much I enjoyed it.

Author Details

Author Details

Dumas, Alexandre

Alexandre Dumas (1802-1870) was one of the literary lights of France during the Romantic Revolution, his complete works eventually filling over three hundred volumes. George Bernard Shaw described him as "one of the best storytellersa ]that ever lived." The Man in the Iron Mask and The Three Musketeers are available from Brilliance Audio.