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Victor Hugo's Les Misérables - A Midwest Journal Writers' Club Selection

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The story begins in 1815 in Digne, as the peasant Jean Valjean, just released from 19 years' imprisonment in the galleys—five for stealing bread for his starving sister and her family and fourteen more for numerous escape attempts—is turned away by innkeepers because his yellow passport marks him as a former convict. He sleeps on the street, angry and bitter. Digne's benevolent Bishop Myriel gives him shelter. At night, Valjean runs off with Myriel's silverware. When the police capture Valjean, Myriel pretends that he has given the silverware to Valjean. The police accept his explanation and leave. Myriel tells Valjean that his life has been spared for God, that he should use the silver to make an honest man of himself. About the Midwest Journal Writers' Club: This was created by popular request to enable any beginning or established author to improve their skills by studying quality editions of classic bestselling fiction. Join at Midwest Journal Press.
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Product Details

ISBN
9781304233530
Edition
beta 0.1a DRM-free ver.
Publisher
Midwest Journal Press
Published
July 16, 2013
Language
English
File Format
ePub
File Size
1.62 MB

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