Les Miserables, Vol. 1

Les Miserables, Vol. 1

Author: Victor Hugo

Publisher: Forgotten Books

ISBN: 0484242296

Category: Fiction

Page: 686

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The iconic novel Les Miserables by renowned French novelist Victor Hugo is an absolute must read. The book was first published in 1862 and is considered to be one of the greatest novels to have been written in the 19th century. Over the years it has been adapted many times, most popularly into a musical, and more recently into a film edition of said musical. The harrowing story follows the lives of those living in the early 1800's in Paris. The main character is Jean Valjean, a man who is looking for the true path of redemption. It starts in 1815 and leads up to the 'June Rebellion' of the French Revolution in 1832. During the novel Hugo looks at many aspects of Paris, including the political and economical welfare of the city. Romance, justice and religion are also commonly recurring themes throughout that give the story a deep emotional vestige. It is a truly wonderful book that is not to be missed. This series is split into 5 volumes which helps break the story into manageable portions. It is a world famous classic that can be enjoyed by all, whether you are a complete stranger to the world of Les Miserables or an existing fan it is a great edition of a truly fantastic novel. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.