"If a writer wrote merely for his time, I would have to break my pen and throw it away," the larger-than-life Victor Hugo once confessed. Indeed, this 19th-century French author's books — from the epic drama Les Misérables to the classic unrequited love story The Hunchback of Notre Dame — have spanned the ages, their themes of morality and redemption as applicable to our times as to his.
Les Miserables. Vol. 4. The Idyll: Edition de Luxe (Illustrated with 44 Vintage Engravings of 19th Century Artists). Detailed Table of Contentsby Victor Hugo, Isabel F. Hapgood, Immensely Illustrated, Gustave Brion, Alphonse de Neuville
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Paris uprising on 5-6th June 1832. Marius is fighting passionately on the side of the socially oppressed. Éponine, jealous of his love for Cosette, hides her letter from him. Cosette enters the convent but there is still hope for happy ending as her foster father goes for barricade to protect her lover from bullets and lies.
According to the author: "The book is a progress from evil to good, from falsehood to truth, from bestiality to duty, from hell to heaven".
The exceptional edition decorated with 44 illustrations of 19th century top French artists who raised simple drawing to a level of most inspiring art.
Detailed Table of Contents helps readers navigate to specific parts of the text.
A film with Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe and Anne Hathaway was based on that novel.
Includes 44 unique illustrations relevant to the book.
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Meet the Author
- Date of Birth:
- February 26, 1802
- Date of Death:
- May 22, 1885
- Place of Birth:
- Besançon, France
- Place of Death:
- Paris, France
- Pension Cordier, Paris, 1815-18
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