The Count of Monte Cristo (Abridged / Pre-Recorded Audio Player)

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By Alexandre Dumas, David Case (Read by)
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The ship drew on and had safely passed the strait, which some volcanic shock has made between the Calasareigne and Jaros islands; had doubled Pomegue, and approached the harbor under topsails, jib, and spanker, but so slowly and sedately that the idlers, with that instinct which is the forerunner of evil, asked one another what misfortune could have happened on board. However, those experienced in navigation saw plainly that if any accident had occurred, it was not to the vessel herself, for she bore down with all the evidence of being skillfully handled, the anchor a-cockbill, the jib-boom guys already eased off, and standing by the side of the pilot, who was steering the Pharaon towards the narrow entrance of the inner port, was a young man, who, with activity and vigilant eye, watched every motion of the ship, and repeated each direction of the pilot.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781598956825
ISBN-10: 1598956825
Abridged: Yes
Publisher: Findaway World
Publication Date: December 11th, 2006
Language: English