Victor Hugo

Les Misérables (Book Center)

An epic novel of nineteenth-century France, Les Miserables tells the story of Jean Valjean, an ex-convict who works to redeem his past. Popularized by the film and musical, the novel is a sweeping masterpiece of character, adventure and emotion.
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  • herreraserretshared an impression8 months ago
    👍Worth reading


  • Adnan Afaqhas quoted3 years ago
    To nothing. But I shall have enjoyed. My choice is made. I
  • Adnan Afaqhas quoted3 years ago
    This is the shade of meaning; the door of a physician should never be closed; the door of a priest should always be open.’
  • Adnan Afaqhas quoted3 years ago
    Madame Magloire once said to him with a kind of gentle reproach: ‘Monseigneur, you are always anxious to make everything useful, but yet here is a plat that is of no use. It would be much better to have salads there than bouquets.’ ‘Madame Magloire,’ replied the bishop, ‘you are mistaken. The beautiful is as useful as the useful.’ He added, after a moment’s silence, ‘perhaps more so.’

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