Camille audiobook by Alexandre Dumas The Lady of the Camellias (French: La Dame aux cam?lias) is a novel by Alexandre Dumas, first published in 1848, that was subsequently adapted for the stage. The Lady of the Camellias premiered at the Theatre de Vaudeville in Paris, France on February 2, 1852. An instant success, Giuseppe Verdi immediately set about to put the story to music. His work became the 1853 opera La Traviata with the female protagonist "Marguerite Gautier" renamed "Violetta Val?ry".     Read more [...]
Celebrated Crimes Audiobook by Alexandre Dumas Translated by George Burnham Ives Dumas's 'Celebrated Crimes' was not written for children. The novelist has spared no language -- has minced no words -- to describe the violent scenes of a violent time. In some instances facts appear distorted out of their true perspective, and in others the author makes unwarranted charges. The careful, mature reader, for whom the books are intended, will recognize, and allow for, this fact. (from publisher's Read more [...]
Ten Years Later audiobook by Alexandre Dumas (1802-1870) After The Three Muskateers and Twenty Years After the adventurous story of Athos, Porthos, Aramis and D'Artagnan continues! The Vicomte of Bragelonne: Ten Years Later (French: Le Vicomte de Bragelonne ou Dix ans plus tard) is the last of the Musketeer novels. It is usually divided into four volumes and this second volume contains chapters 76-140. (Summary by Diana Majlinger)   The Vicomte of Bragelonne: Ten Years Later Author Alexandre Read more [...]
The Black Tulip audiobook by Alexandre Dumas (1802-1870) Unknown translator The Black Tulip, written by Alexandre Dumas p?re and published in 1850, is a historical novel placed in the time of Tulipmania in the Netherlands. The novel begins with the 1672 politically motivated mob lynching of the de Witt brothers and then follows the story of Cornelius van Baerle, godson of Cornelius de Wit. Cornelius Van Baerle has joined the race to breed a truly black tulip -- and to win the prize of 100,000 Read more [...]
The Man in the Iron Mask audiobook by Alexandre Dumas (1802-1870). Translation unattributed. In this, the last of the Three Musketeers novels, Dumas builds on the true story of a mysterious prisoner held incognito in the French penal system, forced to wear a mask when seen by any but his jailer or his valet. If you have skipped the novels between The Three Musketeers and this, a few notes will bring you into the story: On one side -- Aramis, now a bishop and secretly the Captain-General of Read more [...]
The Three Musketeers audiobook by Alexandre Dumas (1802-1870). Translated by W. Robson (1785-1863). The Three Musketeers (Les Trois Mousquetaires) is a novel by Alexandre Dumas, p?re. It recounts the adventures of a young man named d'Artagnan after he leaves home to become a musketeer. D'Artagnan is not one of the musketeers of the title; those are his friends Athos, Porthos, and Aramis — inseparable friends who live by the motto, "One for all, and all for one". The Three Musketeers was Read more [...]
The Count of Monte Cristo audiobook by Alexandre Dumas (1802-1870) The sailor Edmond Dant?s is wrongly accused of treason and imprisoned in the Ch?teau d'If. After twenty years, he manages to escape, and by direction of one of another prisoner finds a treasure on the island of Monte Cristo. Edmund becomes the Count of Monte Cristo, and it's time for revenge on those that betrayed him. (Summary by Kristingj)   The Count of Monte Cristo Alexandre Dumas Author(s) Alexandre Read more [...]