Claude Gueux

Claude Gueux

by Victor Hugo


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Claude Gueux by Victor Hugo

Claude Gueux de Victor Hugo, ou un beau plaidoyer contre la peine de mort.

Victor Hugo utilise l'histoire véridique de Claude Gueux pour argumenter contre la peine de mort. La réflexion de Victor Hugo porte sur les raisons qui poussent un homme à commettre un crime; les racines de ce mal, il les remarque avant tout dans la pauvreté et l'injustice sociale.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781979849012
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 01/07/2018
Pages: 36
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)

About the Author

"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.

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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