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  • Fantine is a fictional character in Victor Hugo's 1862 novel Les Miserables. She is a young orphaned grisette in Paris who becomes pregnant by a rich student. After he abandons her, she is forced to look after their child, Cosette, on her own. Origin...


  • " ...]Bonaparte said to Potocki, "I am a man of the Democracy," and to D'Orsay, "I am a man of Liberty." The Marquis du Hallays opposed the coup d'etat, while the Marquise du Hallays was in its favor. Louis Bonaparte said to the Marquis, "Fear nothin...


  • This collection of literature attempts to compile many of the classic, timeless works that have stood the test of time and offer them at a reduced, affordable price, in an attractive volume so that everyone can enjoy them....


  • This collection of literature attempts to compile many of the classic, timeless works that have stood the test of time and offer them at a reduced, affordable price, in an attractive volume so that everyone can enjoy them....


  • This collection of literature attempts to compile many of the classic, timeless works that have stood the test of time and offer them at a reduced, affordable price, in an attractive volume so that everyone can enjoy them....


  • This collection of literature attempts to compile many of the classic, timeless works that have stood the test of time and offer them at a reduced, affordable price, in an attractive volume so that everyone can enjoy them....




  • Victor Hugo (1802-1885) was a French poet, playwright, novelist, essayist, statesman, and exponent of the Romantic movement in France. Facsimile reprint of "Toilers of the Sea" and "Bug Jargal" in fifth volume of ten volume series, 1905 edition....









  • A gothic fantasy about a man whose face has been torturously carved into a permanent grin, and his journey from circus freak to aristocrat, and back again. Ayn Rand considered this Hugo's best novel, and Universal Studios did a 1920 movie based on it...




  • It is probably true to say that no battle in history has stirred so many emotions and provoked more literature than Waterloo. Fought on June 18th 1815 between the Allied armies of the Duke of Wellington and Blucher and the French army under Napoleon,...


  • This edition is an account of Victor Hugo's travels in the Swiss Alps and the Pyrenees during 1839 and 1843. It is a fact not less singular than significant that this volume containing Victor Hugo's personal reminiscences of men and events should hav...



  • On the picturesque island of Guernsey in the English Channel, Gilliatt, a reclusive fisherman and dreamer, falls in love with the beautiful Deruchette and sets out to salvage her uncle's wrecked ship to prove his devotion. Reprint....



  • More commonly known as The Hunchback of Notre-Dame, Victor Hugo's Romantic novel of dark passions and unrequited love In the vaulted Gothic towers of Notre-Dame Cathedral lives Quasimodo, the hunchbacked bellringer. Mocked and shunned for his appeara...


  • A rare 1826 French play by master fantasist Charles Nodier revisits the legend of Frankenstein, recasting the legendary scientist as a sorcerer and his Monster as a mute killer from Hell. The Hunchback of Notre-Dame was adapted and rewritten by Victo...



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    Bug-Jargal (1826; first published as a short story in 1819) is an early novel by French writer Victor Hugo (1802-1885). It describes the friendship between the enslaved African prince Bug-Jargal and Leopold D'Auverney, a French military officer, duri...


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    This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923. This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning...


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    This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available a...


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    Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and...


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    Victor Hugo (1802-85), son of one of the generals of Napoleon's armies, included among his vast literary output the political portrait Napoleon le petit, first published in 1852. "The suffrages of the nation, and the oath I have just taken, command m...


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    A man vilified by society and condemned to death for his crime wakes every morning knowing that this day might be his last. Graphically detailed, this first-person chronicle describes both the prisoner’s wretched environment and his thoughts, remin...






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    Few novels ever swept across the world with such overpowering impact as Les Misérables. Within 24 hours, the first Paris edition was sold out. In other great cities of the world it was devoured with equal relish.Sensational, dramatic, packed with ri...


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    “Ursus was a man, Homo a wolf”: the former a travelling mountebank, the latter his faithful companion. Gwynplaine was abducted as an infant, and cruelly mutilated so that his face shows the permanent smile of a clown. Abandoned by his abductors s...


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