Les Miserables – Victor Hugo (2015)


Les Miserables – Victor Hugo (2015)


Title: Les Miserables

Author: Victor Hugo, Isabel F. Hapgood

Publisher: Canterbury Classics, 2015.

Condition: Leather, gilt to all edges. Near Fine. Slight bumping to right corner of cover, slight scratches to gilt. A heavy book, overseas shipping will cost extra.

1 in stock

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About the book:

Les Misérables is a French historical novel by Victor Hugo, first published in 1862, that is considered one of the greatest novels of the 19th century.

Beginning in 1815 and culminating in the 1832 June Rebellion in Paris, the novel follows the lives and interactions of several characters, focusing on the struggles of ex-convict Jean Valjean and his experience of redemption.

Examining the nature of law and grace, the novel elaborates upon the history of France, the architecture and urban design of Paris, politics, moral philosophy, antimonarchism, justice, religion, and the types and nature of romantic and familial love. Les Misérables has been popularized through numerous adaptations for the stage, television, and film, including a musical and a film adaptation of that musical.