Les Miserables (Les Miserables (Hippocrene Books))

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ISBN 100681331569
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Les Misérables, Victor Hugo Les Misérables is a French historical novel by Victor Hugo, first published inthat is considered one of the greatest novels of the 19th century. In the English-speaking world, the novel is usually referred to by its original French title/5(K).

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On one level Les Miserables is a detective story in which the relentless Inspector Javert obsessively pursues the escaped convict Jean Valjean. On another level, it is a drama of crime, punishment and rehabilitation set against a panoramic 3/5(29).

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Spending £13 on a book is a bit steep for a student like me, but, enticed in by the pretty design (it looks good on my bookshelf) as well as the promise of bettering my cultural knowledge of post - revolutionary France (previously, my knowledge extended to 'Les Miserables - the film'), I gave in to my inner literary critic and bought the book/5().

Online shopping from a great selection at Books Store. Les Misérables: Children's Edition [Paperback] Matt Larsen and Victor Hugo. Jean Valjean, after spending nineteen years in jail and in the galleys for stealing a loaf of bread and for several attempts to escape, is finally released, but his past keeps haunting him.

At Digne, he is repeatedly refused shelter for the night. Only the saintly bishop, Monseigneur Myriel, welcomes him. Valjean repays his host's hospitality. My eight year old daughter wanted to read Les Miserables after listening to the musical for several years.

She would read along with the songs in the CD insert and had a pretty good grasp of the story line before beginning to read the book. The book itself is /5(51). Les Misérables Fiction by Victor Hugo.

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Downloads. Victor Hugo tells his classic story of redemption and struggle, now a major motion picture, of a tormenting police officer and a former convict. The book, first published inis set in 19th century 5/5(16). "If a writer wrote merely for his time, I would have to break my pen and throw it away," the larger-than-life Victor Hugo once confessed.

Indeed, this 19th-century French author's books — from the epic drama Les Misérables to the classic unrequited love story The Hunchback of Notre Dame — have spanned the ages, their themes of morality and redemption as /5().