Classic beautiful story! Victor Hugo is an awesome author!! I always thought him very brave to write about the type of people that he did - the complete outcasts of society.
Arrives by Tue, Dec 24
Set in the Parisian underworld and plotted like a detective story, Les Misérables follows Jean Valjean, originally an honest peasant, who has been imprisoned for nineteen years for stealing a loaf of bread to feed his sister’s starving family. A hardened criminal upon his release, he eventually reforms, becoming a successful industrialist and town mayor. Despite this, he is haunted by an impulsive former crime and is pursued relentlessly by the police inspector Javert.
Hugo describes early nineteenth-century France with a sweeping power that gives his novel epic stature. Among the most famous chapters are the account of the battle of Waterloo and Valjean’s flight through the Paris sewers.Hugos epic follows Jean Valjean, an honest peasant turned hardened criminal through harsh circumstances, who eventually reforms and is elected mayor, but is pursued relentlessly by a fanatical police inspector.
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|Number of Pages|
Cazenove, Christopher, Hugo, Victor
|Assembled Product Dimensions (L x W x H)|
5.25 x 6.00 x 0.75 Inches
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