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Les Miserables: Tome I - FANTINE (French Edition) [Victor Hugo] on Amazon. com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Les Misérables est un roman de Victor. LES MISÉRABLES: Tome I - FANTINE (French Edition) [Victor Hugo] on Amazon. com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Dans la France chaotique du XIXe.
Fantine 20 messages. Ashley Brown. How old was Cosette when Fantine died? If Fantine was 27, then Cosette must have been very young when her mom died. Well, not exactly very young. Cosette was seven or eight years old when Fantine died. Categories :. Despite its length, complexity, and occasionally unbelievable plot and characterization, it remains a masterpiece of popular literature.
Charles E. Wilbour was hired by the Carleton Publishing Company to translate Hugo's grand masterpiece, and he did so very quickly, allowing the first American edition to be published within months of its French release.
Complete in five large octavo volumes. Uncommon in this condition. Limited edition, number 50 of 1, sets on Holland paper.
Bound in three quarters morocco by Sangorski and Sutcliffe, gilt titles and tooling to the spine, gilt lined to the front and rear panel, inner dentelles. Top edge gilt, marbled endpapers.
Each volume is illustrated with engraved plates, tissue guards present. In near fine condition with a touch of rubbing.
Parisian first edition of this classic work of literature, published on April 3rd, three days after of first printing in Brussels on March 31st of Large octavos, half crushed red morocco over marbled boards, gilt titles and tooling to the spine, marbled endpapers. In near fine condition. A nice presentation.
Octavo, original half cloth. Jacket design by Honi Werner. Octavo, original cloth. Signed by E. When he moves to Digne, he discovers that the church has provided him and his small entourage with a well-appointed eighteenth-century palace, while the patients at the hospital next door live in cramped and dangerous conditions. Myriel and his family live a simple life, but out of consideration for his housekeeper, he holds on to two little luxuries: a set of silverware and two silver candlesticks.
He defends the needs of the poor and argues that most petty criminals steal to survive, not because they are inherently malicious. He becomes a vocal critic of the prejudices of French society and an advocate for universal education.
See Important Quotations Explained. In October , a mysterious wanderer enters Digne.
The man has been walking all day and is desperately hungry. He tries the town prison, the houses of local villagers, and even a dog kennel, but his reputation has preceded him and the townspeople are afraid. He is used to rough treatment and is surprised by the respect Myriel shows him.