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Les misérables

Author: Victor Hugo; Charles E Wilbour
Publisher: New York : Modern Library, 1992.
Series: Modern library giants.; Modern library of the world's best books.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : Modern Library edView all editions and formats
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Sensational, dramatic, packed with rich excitement and filled with the sweep and violence of human passions, LES MISERABLES is not only superb adventure but a powerful social document. The story of how the convict Jean-Valjean struggled to escape his past and reaffirm his humanity, in a world brutalized by poverty and ignorance, became the gospel of the poor and the oppressed.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Epic fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Hugo, Victor, 1802-1885.
Misérables.
New York : Modern Library, 1992
(OCoLC)605285626
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Victor Hugo; Charles E Wilbour
ISBN: 0679600124 9780679600121
OCLC Number: 3991366
Notes: Series statements from jacket.
Translated from the French.
Description: xiv, 1260 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: Fantine. 1. An upright man --
2. The fall --
3. The year 1817 --
4. To entrust is sometimes to abandon --
5. The descent --
6. Javert --
7. The Champmathieu affair --
8. Counter-stroke. Cosette. 1. Waterloo --
2. The ship Orion --
3. Fulfillment of the promise to the departed --
4. The old Gorbeau house --
5. A dark chase needs a silent hound --
6. Petit Picpus --
7. A parenthesis --
8. Cemeteries take what is given them. Marius. 1. Paris atomised --
2. The grand Bourgeois --
3. The grandfather and the grandson --
4. The friends of the A B C --
5. The excellence of misfortune --
6. The conjunction of two starts --
7. Patron-minette --
8. The noxious poor. St. Denis. 1. A few pages of history --
2. Eponine --
3. The house in the Rue Plumet --
4. Aid from below may be aid from above --
5. The end of which is unlike the beginning --
6. Little Gavroche --
7. Argot --
8. Enchantments and desolation --
9. Where are they going --
10. June 5th, 1832 --
11. The atom fraternises with the hurricane --
12. Corinth --
13. Marius enters the shadow --
14. The grandeurs of despair --
15. The Rue de l'Homme Armé Jean Valjean. 1. War between four walls --
2. The intestine of Leviathan --
3. Mire, but soul --
4. Javert off the track --
5. The grandson and the grandfather --
6. The white night --
7. The last drop in the chalice --
8. The twilight wane --
9. Supreme shadow, supreme dawn.
Series Title: Modern library giants.; Modern library of the world's best books.
Other Titles: Misérables.
Responsibility: Victor Hugo ; translated by Charles E. Wilbour.
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Sensational, dramatic, packed with rich excitement and filled with the sweep and violence of human passions, LES MISERABLES is not only superb adventure but a powerful social document. The story of how the convict Jean-Valjean struggled to escape his past and reaffirm his humanity, in a world brutalized by poverty and ignorance, became the gospel of the poor and the oppressed.

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