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Find all the books, read about the author, and more. Les miserables penguin classics paperback april 29, 1982. It takes out the long digressions of the convent, waterloo, and other dissertations, leaving a wellcut story that doesnt take out any important details. Les miserables is a french historical novel by victor hugo, first published in 1862, that is considered one of the greatest novels of the 19th century. Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by project gutenberg. By this point in the book hugo has already made clear at preposterous length that he advocates the grandest of.

The strange power of les mis, the book the new republic. Victor hugo author, norman denny translator, introduction. It is going to make a fantastic gift to a book lover. In the englishspeaking world, the novel is usually referred to by its original french title. Les miserables by victor hugo goodreads share book. Its about 830 pages long, unalike the unabridged version, which is around 0. We all felt that we knew the book and thought there was an opportunity to tell the story as hugo intended with a serialized adaptation. The book, first published in 1862, is set in 19th century france and still captures imagination and emotion today.

Not only, the inside cover is a beautiful painting like drawing, but the pages are gold trimmed and the whole book looks like one piece of a very expensive collection. The complete text includes more than 10 million japanese characters. As for the story itself, les miserables is simply one of the greatest stories ever told. Check out our revolutionary sidebyside summary and analysis. Les miserables team talks importance of story for the. The 40 volumes of this historical novel were published serially between 1950 and 1967. Dominic west, david oyewolo, lily collins and olivia colman star in an epic adaption of les miserables on masterpiece on pbs. It is the longest japanese novel and also one of the longest ever written.

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