Auteur : Books, LLC
la langue : en
Éditeur: Books LLC, Wiki Series
Date de sortie : 2010-05
Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Commentary (works not included). Pages: 33. Chapters: Novels by Victor Hugo, Plays by Victor Hugo, Poetry by Victor Hugo, Les Mis rables, The Hunchback of Notre-Dame, The Man Who Laughs, La L gende des si cles, Ninety-Three, Toilers of the Sea, Les Ch timents, Claude Gueux, Hernani, Ruy Blas, Dieu, Poems of Victor Hugo, L'Ann e terrible, William Shakespeare, La Fin de Satan, Les Rayons et les Ombres, Le Pape, Odes et Ballades, Bug-Jargal, The Last Day of a Condemned Man, Le roi s'amuse, Les Orientales, La Piti supr me, Toute la Lyre, Napol on le Petit, Cromwell, L'Art d' tre grand-p re, Torquemada, Actes et Paroles, The History of a Crime, Les Burgraves, Le Rhin, Marion Delorme, Les Voix int rieures, Religions et religion. Excerpt: Les Mis rables (literally "The Miserable Ones"; usually; French pronunciation: ), translated variously from the French as The Miserable Ones, The Wretched, The Poor Ones, The Wretched Poor, or The Victims), is an 1862 French novel by author Victor Hugo and is widely considered one of the greatest novels of the nineteenth century. It follows the lives and interactions of several French characters over a seventeen-year period in the early nineteenth century, starting in 1815 and culminating in the 1832 June Rebellion. The novel focuses on the struggles of ex-convict Jean Valjean and his experience of redemption. It examines the nature of law and grace, and expatiates upon the history of France, architecture of Paris, politics, moral philosophy, antimonarchism, justice, religion, and the types and nature of romantic and familial love. The story is historical fiction because it contains factual and historic events. Contrary to what some believe, it does not use the French Revolution as a backdrop. The French Revolution took place in the eighteenth century; Les Miserables takes place in the nineteenth. The only ...
Auteur : Victor Hugo
la langue : en
Date de sortie : 2012
This expansive French tale of injustice and social unrest is widely considered to be writer Victor Hugo's masterpiece. While the 1862 novel features a large array of characters, it focuses primarily on the noble Jean Valjean, a man unfairly imprisoned for a minor crime of compassion. After serving a long sentence, Valjean struggles to find his place in a seemingly unforgiving society. As his fortunes change, France itself undergoes a major transformation. Hugo's sweepingly emotive story has been adapted many times, to considerable fanfare.