Les Miserables by Victor Hugo

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With its themes of redemption, justice, dignity and love, Victor Hugo's 1862 novel is regarded as one of the masterpieces of 19th century fiction. Following the lives and struggles of several characters over a 17-year period, "Les Miserables" offers memorable characters and scenes in the days leading up to the June rebellion of 1832. An early example of historical fiction, Hugo's novel is known throughout the world and has been adapted for television, film and, most famously, musical theater.


About Victor Hugo

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Laurence M. Porter has published twelve books, including Victor Hugo (1999), and a hundred articles and chapters. He was a National Endowment for the Humanties Senior Fellow in 1998. He teaches French at Michigan State University, where he won the Distinguished Faculty Award in 1995.
Published March 14, 2013 by KMW Publishing.
Genres: Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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