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Victor Hugo - Author

Victor-Marie Hugo was a French poet, playwright, novelist, essayist, visual artist, statesman, human rights activist and exponent of the Romantic movement in France.

In France, Hugo's literary reputation rests primarily on his poetic and dramatic output and only secondarily on his novels. Among many volumes of poetry, Les Contemplations and La Légende des siècles stand particularly high in critical esteem, and Hugo is sometimes identified as the greatest French poet. Outside France, his best-known works are the novels Les Misérables and Notre-Dame de Paris (The Hunchback of Notre Dame).

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Les Miserables (Classics Illustrated)
Victor Hugo
A compelling and compassionate view of the victims of early nineteenth-century French society, Les Misérables is a novel on an epic scale. One of a range of marvellous comic books created in the '50s and '60s now with artwork re-coloured...
Lovereading Price: £4.79 - Saving £1.20 (20%) Featured in: 11+ readers | 13+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 01/04/2009
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