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Les misérables

Author: Victor Hugo; Norman Denny
Publisher: London : Penguin Books, 1982.
Series: Penguin classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A complete, vivid picture of France at the beginning of the nineteenth century with unforgettable descriptions of the Paris sewers, the battle of Waterloo and the fighting at the barricades during the July Revolution.
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Genre/Form: Historical fiction
Epic fiction
Fiction
Named Person: Jean Valjean
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Victor Hugo; Norman Denny
ISBN: 0140444300 9780140444308
OCLC Number: 40692964
Notes: "First published by the Folio Press 1976." Previously published by Penguin Books in two volumes 1980.
Description: 1231 pages ; 19 cm.
Series Title: Penguin classics.
Other Titles: Misérables.
Responsibility: Victor Hugo ; translated and with an introduction by Norman Denny.

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Part comedy, mystery, romance and tragedy - and a social document of France's turbulent revolutionary history, this title tells a tale of injustice, heroism and love that follows the fortunes of Jean  Read more...

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"Hugo's genius was for the creation of simple and recognizable myth. The huge success of "Les MisErables "as a didactic work on behalf of the poor and oppressed is due to his poetic and myth-enlarged Read more...

 
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