Les Miserables: (penguin Classics Deluxe Edition) Victor Hugo

Les Miserables: (penguin Classics Deluxe Edition)

Author: Victor Hugo
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Book Title
Les Miserables: (penguin Classics Deluxe Edition)
Author
Victor Hugo
ISBN
9780143107569
The first new Penguin Classics translation in forty years of Victor Hugo's masterpiece, the subject of The Novel of the Century by David Bellos--published in a stunning Deluxe edition. Winner of the French-American Foundation & Florence Gould Foundation's 29th Annual Translation Prize in Fiction. The subject of the world's longest-running musical and the award-winning film, Les Mis rables is a genuine literary treasure. Victor Hugo's tale of injustice, heroism, and love follows the fortunes of Jean Valjean, an escaped convict determined to put his criminal past behind him, and has been a perennial favorite since it first appeared over 150 years ago. This exciting new translation with Jillian Tamaki's brilliant cover art will be a gift both to readers who have already fallen for its timeless story and to new readers discovering it for the first time. For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators.Binding Type: PaperbackAuthor: Victor HugoPublisher: Penguin GroupPublished: 02/24/2015ISBN: 9780143107569Pages: 1456Weight: 3.00lbsSize: 8.80h x 5.40w x 2.10d
The first new Penguin Classics translation in forty years of Victor Hugo's masterpiece, the subject of The Novel of the Century by David Bellos--published in a stunning Deluxe edition. Winner of the French-American Foundation & Florence Gould Foundation's 29th Annual Translation Prize in Fiction.

The subject of the world's longest-running musical and the award-winning film, Les Mis rables is a genuine literary treasure. Victor Hugo's tale of injustice, heroism, and love follows the fortunes of Jean Valjean, an escaped convict determined to put his criminal past behind him, and has been a perennial favorite since it first appeared over 150 years ago. This exciting new translation with Jillian Tamaki's brilliant cover art will be a gift both to readers who have already fallen for its timeless story and to new readers discovering it for the first time.

For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators.

Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Victor Hugo
Publisher: Penguin Group
Published: 02/24/2015
ISBN: 9780143107569
Pages: 1456
Weight: 3.00lbs
Size: 8.80h x 5.40w x 2.10d
The first new Penguin Classics translation in forty years of Victor Hugo's masterpiece, the subject of The Novel of the Century by David Bellos--published in a stunning Deluxe edition. Winner of the French-American Foundation & Florence Gould Foundation's 29th Annual Translation Prize in Fiction.

The subject of the world's longest-running musical and the award-winning film, Les Mis rables is a genuine literary treasure. Victor Hugo's tale of injustice, heroism, and love follows the fortunes of Jean Valjean, an escaped convict determined to put his criminal past behind him, and has been a perennial favorite since it first appeared over 150 years ago. This exciting new translation with Jillian Tamaki's brilliant cover art will be a gift both to readers who have already fallen for its timeless story and to new readers discovering it for the first time.

For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators.

Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Victor Hugo
Publisher: Penguin Group
Published: 02/24/2015
ISBN: 9780143107569
Pages: 1456
Weight: 3.00lbs
Size: 8.80h x 5.40w x 2.10d