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Would you listen to The Three Musketeers again? Why?
Not only a re listen but the stimulus to a listen to all of Dumas with the COUNT having the slight edge. This is captivating, humorous, luminous, intriguing. This is 21st century writing in the guise of the 17thC court. These are heroes, villains and a wonderful stew of retribution in every shade. This is not a kid's book, this is not your GrandMa's Dumas, this is not stodge. This is joy, laugh out loud and yelling from the top row: 'Get the villain...watch out'.
What other book might you compare The Three Musketeers to and why?
The Count of Monte Cristo has a sharper edge and plot line with a single protagonist and a singular path to revenge BUT the Musketeers are droll, driven by honor and seduction and never failing in their devotion.
Which scene was your favorite?
There is a wonderful, conflicted attempt of D'Artagnon to save the reputation of Anne of Austria; Queen of France and lover of the Duke of Buckingham. Beware of starting this section at midnight as your partner will see the light burn for the next hours
Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?
Laughter, guffaws, belly cries and the reduction of any desire to ever 'get even'
3 of 3 people found this review helpful
loved it, compulsive reading from start to finish, well read by Bill Hoomewood, accents and voices first class.
4 of 4 people found this review helpful
This book has aged a lot better than lots of classic books. fast paced. good fun.
2 of 2 people found this review helpful
Loved the humour of this book, very different to the Count of Monte Cristo. At times hilarious with the adventures D'Artagnan contrasted with the sinister behaviour of the protagonist and sad demise of several characters. Ripping good read.
1 of 1 people found this review helpful