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This review is from: Les Miserables (Penguin Popular Classics) (Paperback)
Staggering portrayel of life in early-mid eighteen century France. Hugo's classic follows the sometimes tragic life of Jean Valjean, from the desparation of being sentenced to hard labour for stealing a loaf of bread, to the joys of saving a small girl from the wickedness of her guardians. Hugo is an artist, and has painted a marvellously detailed, moody and atmospheric work of art.