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The last day of a condemned man

Author: Victor Hugo; Geoff Woollen
Publisher: London : Hesperus, 2002.
Series: 100 pages.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A man vilified by society and condemned to death for his crime wakes every morning knowing that this day might be his last. With the hope for release his only comfort, he spends his hours recounting his life and the time before his imprisonment. But as the hours pass, he knows that he is powerless to change his fate. He must follow the path so many have trod before him and the path that leads to the guillotine.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Victor Hugo; Geoff Woollen
ISBN: 1843910071 9781843910077
OCLC Number: 49736630
Language Note: Translated from the French.
Description: xiv, 109 pages ; 20 cm.
Contents: A Comedy about a Tragedy.
Series Title: 100 pages.
Other Titles: Dernier jour d'un condamné.
Responsibility: Victor Hugo ; translated by Geoff Woollen ; [foreword by Libby Purves ; afterword by Kate Allen].

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A man vilified by society and condemned to death for his crime wakes every morning knowing that this day might be his last. With the hope for release his only comfort, he spends his hours recounting his life and the time before his imprisonment. But as the hours pass, he knows that he is powerless to change his fate. He must follow the path so many have trod before him and the path that leads to the guillotine.

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