Les Miserables (Hardback)

by Victor Hugo, Julie Rose, Adam Thirlwell

Format: Hardback 1376 pages

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WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY ADAM THIRLWELL Sensational, dramatic, packed with rich excitement and filled with the sweep and violence of human passions, Les Miserables is one of the greatest adventure stories ever told. It is a novel peopled by colourful characters from the nineteenth-century Parisian underworld; the street children, the prostitutes and the criminals. In telling the story of escaped convict Jean Valjean, and his efforts to reform his ways and care for the little orphan girl he rescues from a life of cruelty, Victor Hugo drew attention to the plight of the poor and oppressed. Les Miserables is a masterful detective story, a comic and tragic story of romance and revolution and, ultimately, a tale of redemption and hope.

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Published
03/07/2008

Publisher
Vintage Classics

ISBN
9780099511137


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