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Les Miserables

Victor Hugo

This is an Abridged Edition Victor Hugo began writing Les Misérables twenty years before its eventual publication in 1862. Les Misérables is primarily a great humanitarian work that encourages compassion and hope in the face of adversity and injustice. It is also a historical novel of great scope, and provides a detailed vision of nineteenth-century French politics and society. Hugo hoped Les Misérables would encourage a more progressive and democratic future. Hugo wrote Les Misérables with a literary and political revolution in mind. Les Misérables emphasizes the three major predicaments of the nineteenth century. Each of the three major characters in the novel symbolizes one of these predicaments: Jean Valjean represents the degradation of man in the proletariat, Fantine represents the subjection of women through hunger, and Cosette represents the atrophy of the child by darkness.

This is an Abridged Edition Victor Hugo began writing Les Misérables twenty years before its eventual publication in 1862. Les Misérables is primarily a great humanitarian work that encourages compassion and hope in the face of adversity and injustice. It is also a historical novel of great scope, and provides a detailed vision of nineteenth-century French politics and society. Hugo hoped Les Misérables would encourage a more progressive and democratic future. Hugo wrote Les Misérables with a literary and political revolution in mind. Les Misérables emphasizes the three major predicaments of the nineteenth century. Each of the three major characters in the novel symbolizes one of these predicaments: Jean Valjean represents the degradation of man in the proletariat, Fantine represents the subjection of women through hunger, and Cosette represents the atrophy of the child by darkness.
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This is an Abridged Edition Victor Hugo began writing Les Misérables twenty years before its eventual publication in 1862. Les Misérables is primarily a great humanitarian work that encourages compassion and hope in the face of adversity and injustice. It is also a historical novel of great scope, and provides a detailed vision of nineteenth-century French politics and society. Hugo hoped Les Misérables would encourage a more progressive and democratic future. Hugo wrote Les Misérables with a literary and political revolution in mind. Les Misérables emphasizes the three major predicaments of the nineteenth century. Each of the three major characters in the novel symbolizes one of these predicaments: Jean Valjean represents the degradation of man in the proletariat, Fantine represents the subjection of women through hunger, and Cosette represents the atrophy of the child by darkness.

Language:

English

Narrators:

David Case

Length:

12h 26m


Chapters

Introduction
Introduction

22:15


Chapter 1
Chapter 1

05:54


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

11:42


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

04:03


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

09:42


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

02:05


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

04:01


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

04:39


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

06:28


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

11:12


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

10:30


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

04:43


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

03:30


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

05:18


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

03:59


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

02:05


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

04:42


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

05:34


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

03:04


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

16:24


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

09:24


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

04:03


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

07:21


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

17:47


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

10:12


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

04:15


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

08:48


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

07:24


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

09:35


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

08:36


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

04:04


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

03:11


Chapter 32
Chapter 32

06:03


Chapter 33
Chapter 33

03:17


Chapter 34
Chapter 34

06:05


Chapter 35
Chapter 35

05:41


Chapter 36
Chapter 36

06:29


Chapter 37
Chapter 37

03:51


Chapter 38
Chapter 38

03:15


Chapter 39
Chapter 39

05:58


Chapter 40
Chapter 40

04:44


Chapter 41
Chapter 41

05:25


Chapter 42
Chapter 42

04:43


Chapter 43
Chapter 43

14:38


Chapter 44
Chapter 44

07:01


Chapter 45
Chapter 45

03:59


Chapter 46
Chapter 46

02:24


Chapter 47
Chapter 47

09:01


Chapter 48
Chapter 48

09:24


Chapter 49
Chapter 49

03:34


Chapter 50
Chapter 50

07:28


Chapter 51
Chapter 51

06:14


Chapter 52
Chapter 52

05:11


Chapter 53
Chapter 53

04:28


Chapter 54
Chapter 54

07:07


Chapter 55
Chapter 55

04:04


Chapter 56
Chapter 56

02:01


Chapter 57
Chapter 57

05:26


Chapter 58
Chapter 58

03:09


Chapter 59
Chapter 59

06:59


Chapter 60
Chapter 60

05:29


Chapter 61
Chapter 61

06:24


Chapter 62
Chapter 62

06:27


Chapter 63
Chapter 63

25:37


Chapter 64
Chapter 64

02:29


Chapter 65
Chapter 65

02:50


Chapter 66
Chapter 66

05:39


Chapter 67
Chapter 67

06:36


Chapter 68
Chapter 68

03:11


Chapter 69
Chapter 69

05:40


Chapter 70
Chapter 70

06:56


Chapter 71
Chapter 71

03:52


Chapter 72
Chapter 72

06:59


Chapter 73
Chapter 73

04:39


Chapter 74
Chapter 74

05:03


Chapter 75
Chapter 75

02:50


Chapter 76
Chapter 76

04:11


Chapter 77
Chapter 77

05:03


Chapter 78
Chapter 78

02:47


Chapter 79
Chapter 79

03:59


Chapter 80
Chapter 80

04:56


Chapter 81
Chapter 81

03:29


Chapter 82
Chapter 82

04:55


Chapter 83
Chapter 83

04:36


Chapter 84
Chapter 84

08:08


Chapter 85
Chapter 85

06:39


Chapter 86
Chapter 86

08:40


Chapter 87
Chapter 87

04:19


Chapter 88
Chapter 88

02:05


Chapter 89
Chapter 89

05:20


Chapter 90
Chapter 90

04:49


Chapter 91
Chapter 91

02:31


Chapter 92
Chapter 92

03:27


Chapter 93
Chapter 93

03:03


Chapter 94
Chapter 94

03:04


Chapter 95
Chapter 95

03:15


Chapter 96
Chapter 96

04:26


Chapter 97
Chapter 97

03:54


Chapter 98
Chapter 98

02:11


Chapter 99
Chapter 99

04:49


Chapter 100
Chapter 100

04:27


Chapter 101
Chapter 101

03:48


Chapter 102
Chapter 102

04:34


Chapter 103
Chapter 103

05:11


Chapter 104
Chapter 104

06:05


Chapter 105
Chapter 105

06:42


Chapter 106
Chapter 106

03:52


Chapter 107
Chapter 107

02:32


Chapter 108
Chapter 108

05:34


Chapter 109
Chapter 109

06:33


Chapter 110
Chapter 110

06:04


Chapter 111
Chapter 111

19:24


Chapter 112
Chapter 112

02:20


Chapter 113
Chapter 113

05:10


Chapter 114
Chapter 114

02:36


Chapter 115
Chapter 115

03:15


Chapter 116
Chapter 116

03:31


Chapter 117
Chapter 117

05:55


Chapter 118
Chapter 118

21:01


Chapter 119
Chapter 119

26:41


Chapter 120
Chapter 120

02:13