Dumas’s sweeping adventure tale of the wrongly imprisoned Edmond Dantés, his transformation into the Count of Monte Cristo, and the long and elaborate course of his revenge on his enemies could certainly be a challenge for audiobook listeners. The intricate plot and dozens of characters require 52 hours in this unabridged production. Fans of the book will likely appreciate the care taken in the creation of this ambitious production. The recording is crisp and clean, narrator Bill Homewood’s pace matches the action well, and the volume is consistent throughout. Homewood invests each character with personality and heart, and throughout the tale his reading remains clear, forceful, and committed. M.G. © AudioFile 2010, Portland, Maine [Published: NOVEMBER 2010]
Trade Ed. Naxos AudioBooks 2010
CD ISBN 9789626341346 $219.96 Forty One CDs
DD ISBN multiple sources
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