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The Works of Victor Hugo By Victor Hugo
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This collection has the following works: The Last Day of a Condemned Man The Hunchback of Notre Dame (Notre-Dame de Paris) Les Misérables Toilers of the Sea The Man Who Laughs The History of... More > a Crime: The Testimony of an Eye-Witness< Less
Victor Hugo bezoekt Zwolle By Jan Taco te Gussinklo
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Victor Hugo bezoekt de Noordelijke Nederlanden in 1861, waaronder Zwolle.Een reis die onopgemerkt is gebleven in literatuur.Kort tevoren voltooide hij "Les Miserables" in Waterloo. Victor... More > Hugo visite Les Pays Bas en 1861 apres finir "Les Miserables". Victor Hugo visits The Netherlands in 1861 after writing "Les Miserables"< Less
Words of Wisdom: Victor Hugo By Students' Academy
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Victor Hugo is one of the most popular and best known French writers. He was a great poet, novelist, and dramatist. The Romantic Movement can't be described without mentioning Victor Hugo and his... More > contributions. He was also a social campaigner and reformist. He zealously campaigned for social causes such as the abolition of the death penalty. Most of his works present the deep study of the contemporary society. Most of his writings are full of the precocious passion and eloquence. With his wonderful writings, he became the figurehead of the romantic literary movement. Several of his remarks and statements in his writings have become very popular quotations today. The present book includes hundreds of such intelligent lines from Hugo's works. They are sure to enlighten and entertain the prospective readers.< Less
Greatest Works of Victor Hugo: The Hunchback of Notre-Dame, Les Misérables & The Man Who Laughs By Victor Hugo
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Victor Hugo (1802–1885) was a French poet, playwright, novelist, essayist, artist and exponent of the Romantic movement in France. Like many young writers of his generation, Hugo was profoundly... More > influenced by Chateaubriand, the France's preeminent literary figure during the early 19th century. Outside France, his best-known works are the novels "Les Misérables" and "Notre-Dame de Paris" (The Hunchback of Notre-Dame). Meanwhile, "The Man Who Laughs" is among Hugo's most obscure works; it was adapted into a popular 1928 film, directed by Paul Leni. This collection, contains his best works, in their original editions: The Hunchback of Notre-Dame, Les Misérables & The Man Who Laughs.< Less
Victor Hugo's Les Misérables - A Midwest Journal Writers' Club Selection By Dr. Robert C. Worstell, Victor Hugo
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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... More > 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.< Less
Les Miserables (Illustrated) By Victor Hugo
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Les Misérables (1862), one of the most well known novels of the 19th century, follows the lives and interactions of several French characters over a twenty year period in the early 19th... More > century that includes the Napoleonic wars and subsequent decades. Principally focusing on the struggles of the protagonist—ex-convict Jean Valjean—to redeem himself through good works, the novel examines the impact of Valjean's actions as social commentary.< Less
La Esmeralda By Victor Hugo
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Adapted by Victor Hugo from his own novel, Notre Dame de Paris, La Esmeralda tells the story of a beautiful Gypsy dancer, and the men who are enchanted by her. The handsome Captain Phoebus, the... More > sinister priest, Claude Frollo, and the misshapen bell-ringer Quasimodo. All of whom find themselves entangled in an immense drama. Rarely preformed and even more rarely published in English, La Esmeralda is an almost lost work of Victor Hugo.< Less
La Esmeralda By Victor Hugo
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Adapted by Victor Hugo from his own novel, Notre Dame de Paris, La Esmeralda tells the story of a beautiful Gypsy dancer, and the men who are enchanted by her. The handsome Captain Phoebus, the... More > sinister priest, Claude Frollo, and the misshapen bell-ringer Quasimodo. All of whom find themselves entangled in an immense drama. Rarely preformed and even more rarely published in English, La Esmeralda is an almost lost work of Victor Hugo.< Less
Les Miserables By Victor Hugo
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Originally published in 1862, Les Miserables is a novel in five volumes that relates the experiences of Jean Valjean over the course of 15 years during his time in prison for stealing a loaf of... More > bread, his release and slow redemption. Hugo also recounts the stories of Valjean's nemesis, Javert, Fantine and her daughter Cosette as well as a host of other characters, major and minor. By pitting a downcast set of individuals against an over-bearing state, Hugo manages to combine his Romantic viewpoint with a political perspective. Although the novel was panned by critics at the time, it proved immensely popular with readers both in France and outside it in translation. In the modern era it has spawned an extremely successful musical stage version and a recent film version that relies more on the musical than strictly on the book.< Less
Toilers of the Sea By Victor Hugo
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Originally published in 1866 and dedicated to the island of Guernsey where Hugo was living in exile, this novel tells the story of Gilliat and his love for Deruchette. Though he is far beneath her... More > station, Gilliat's love doesn't falter and when Deruchette promises to marry the man who can salvage a steam engine from a wrecked ship, he leaps to the task, in the process battling a giant octopus and finding treasure.< Less