[KINDLE] ❥ Les Misérables ➛ Victor Hugo – Heartforum.co.uk Introducing one of the most famous characters in literature Jean Valjean—the noble peasant imprisoned for stealing a loaf of bread—Les Misérables ranks among the greatest novels of all time In it Introducing one of the most famous characters in literature Jean Valjean—the noble peasant imprisoned for stealing a loaf of bread—Les Misérables ranks among the greatest novels of all time In it Victor Hugo takes readers deep into the Parisian underworld immerses them in a battle between good and evil and carries them to the barricades during the uprising of with a breathtaking realism that is unsurpassed in modern prose Within his dramatic story are themes that capture the intellect and the emotions crime and punishment the relentless persecution of Valjean by Inspector Javert the desperation of the prostitute Fantine the amorality of the rogue Thénardier and the universal desire to escape the prisons of our own minds Les Misérables gave Victor Hugo a canvas upon which he portrayed his criticism of the French political and judicial systems but the portrait that resulted is larger than life epic in scope—an extravagant spectacle that dazzles the senses even as it touches the heart.
Victor Hugo in full Victor Marie Hugo poet playwrighter novelist dramatist essayist visual artist statesman human rights campaigner and perhaps the most influential exponent of the Romantic movement in France who was the most important of the French Romantic writers Though regarded in France as one of that country’s greatest poets he is better known abroad for such novels as Notre Dam.
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- Les Misérables
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- 05 September 2016 Victor Hugo