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Les Misérables

Author: Victor Hugo; Norman Denny
Publisher: London ; New York : Penguin Books, 1982. ©1976
Series: Penguin classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
Victor Hugo's tale of injustice, heroism and love follows the fortunes of Jean Valjean, an escaped convict determined to put his criminal past behind him. But his attempts to become a respected member of the community are constantly put under threat: by his own conscience, when, owing to a case of mistaken identity, another man is arrested in his place; and by the relentless investigations of the dogged policeman  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Fictional Work
Historical fiction
Epic fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Victor Hugo; Norman Denny
ISBN: 9780140444308 0140444300 0140444033 9780140444032
OCLC Number: 40692964
Notes: This translation first published by the Folio Press, 1976. Previously published by Penguin Books in two volumes, 1980. Reprinted in this one-volume edition, 1982.
Description: 1231 pages ; 19 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
Part One: Fantine --
Part Two: Cosette --
Part Three: Marius --
Part Four: The Idyll in the Rue Plumet and the Epic of the Rue Saint-Denis --
Part Five: Jean Valjean --
Appendix A: The Convent as an Abstract Idea (Part Two, Book VII) --
Appendix B: Argot (Part Four, Book VII)
Series Title: Penguin classics.
Other Titles: Misérables.
Responsibility: Victor Hugo ; translated and with an introduction by Norman Denny.


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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