Publisher: Public Domain Books
Pages no: 959
, European Literature
, Historical Fiction
, Classic Literature
, French Literature
This is even better than I remember it being. I guess I understand more of the story than when I first read it. A little verbose in places but I love the story. I can wait a few more years to re-read it though.
I put off tackling this novel for more years than I can remember. This was mostly because I wanted to read it in French and the length of the book daunted me somewhat. That, and the fact that every time I was in the local foreign language bookstore they didn’t seem to have all of the volumes. The fa...
Whenever I get asked about classic book recommendations, I normally start by admitting that despite the fact that I read all the time and I have a BA in English, I am the worst literature major ever. You know those lists of the “100 Greatest Books of All Time” and you mark off the ones you’ve read?...
Marius is an ass, Cosette is a dumb-blonde, Jean Valjean is awesome, and Eponine should not have died! A large (and ponderous) book filled with twists and sadness, chronicling the lives of the poor during the French revolution. Les Miserables may make your life miserable while reading it just becaus...