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Napoleon the LittleNapoleon the Little
by Victor Hugo - Little, Brown, and Company , 1909
Victor Hugo, son of one of the generals of Napoleon's armies, included among his vast literary output the political portrait of Napoleon, first published in 1852. Hugo's work touches upon most of the political and social issues of his time.
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The Man Who LaughsThe Man Who Laughs
by Victor Hugo - Estes and Lauriat , 1869
The Man Who Laughs by Victor Hugo is a superb narrative of a young man who, as a child, was abducted, sold and deformed -- obstensibly for profit, but, as it turns out, for dark political reasons as well. This is a highly readable translation.
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Toilers of the SeaToilers of the Sea
by Victor Hugo - J. M. Dent & Sons , 1928
The story of an illiterate fisherman who must free a ship that has run aground in order to win the hand of the woman he loves. The embattled fisherman contends with sea storms and monstrous predators that Hugo describes in exhilarating detail.
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Notre-Dame De ParisNotre-Dame De Paris
by Victor Hugo - Project Gutenberg , 2001
An 1831 French novel written by Victor Hugo. It is set in 1482 in Paris, in and around the cathedral of Notre Dame de Paris. The book tells the story of a poor Gypsy girl and a misshapen bell-ringer (Quasimodo) who was raised by the archdeacon.
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Les MiserablesLes Miserables
by Victor Hugo - Thomas Y. Crowell & co , 1887
Sensational, dramatic, exciting and filled with the sweep and violence of human passions, superb adventure, and a powerful social document. The story of how the convict Jean-Valjean struggled to escape his past and reaffirm his humanity.
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