The Three Musketeers

Version: Unabridged
Author: Alexandre Dumas
Narrator: John Lee
Genres: Classics
Publisher: Tantor Audio
Published In: July 2008
# of Units: 18 CDs
Length: 16 hours, 39 minutes
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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-including the seductively beautiful but deadly femme fatale, Milady, and D'Artagnan's equally beautiful love, Madame Bonacieux-The Three Musketeers continues, after a century and a half of continuous publication, to define the genre of swashbuckling romance and historical adventure.

Reviews (1)


Written by Nicholas L. on August 18th, 2019

  • Book Rating: 5/5

Wonderful book. Great action and intrigue through the whole book. Does not feel dated or hard to absorb at all despite being written over 150 years ago! John Lee the narrator is one of my all time favorites. He does a great job of pronouncing the French names and places, as well as properly addressing tone and emotion in the dialogue. I’ve listened to 3-4 books narrated by him thus far and will look for more. For those who appreciate the classics this one is an absolute must.

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.