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Victor Hugo

Victor Hugo (1802-85), novelist, poet, playwright, and French national icon, is best known for two of today’s most popular world classics: Les Misérables and The Hunchback of Notre-Dame, as well as other works, including The Toilers of the Sea and The Man Who Laughs. Hugo was elected to the Académie Française in 1841. As a statesman, he was named a Peer of France in 1845. He served in France’s National Assemblies in the Second Republic formed after the 1848 revolution, and in 1851 went into self-imposed exile upon the ascendance of Napoleon III, who restored France’s government to authoritarian rule. Hugo... Read More

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Les Miserables
Written by Victor Hugo, Translated by Christine Donougher, Introduction by Robert Tombs, Noted by Christine Donougher
Penguin Classics | Trade Paperback | March 2016
$20.00/26.00(Canada) | 978-0-241-24874-4 (0-241-24874-4)

The first new Penguin Classics translation in forty years of Victor Hugo’s masterpiece. 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 Misérables is a genuine literary treasure. Victor Hugo’s tale of injustice, heroism, and love follows... Read more






Les Miserables
Written by Victor Hugo, Illustrated by Jillian Tamaki, Translated by Christine Donougher, Introduction by Robert Tombs, Noted by Christine Donougher
Penguin Classics | Trade Paperback | February 2015
$25.00/28.00(Canada) | 978-0-14-310756-9 (0-14-310756-9)

The first new Penguin Classics translation in forty years of Victor Hugo’s masterpiece—published in a stunning Graphic 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 Misérables is a genuine literary treasure. Victor... Read more






Les Miserables
Written by Victor Hugo, Afterword by Chris Bohjalian, Translated by Lee Fahnestock and Norman MacAfee, Introduction by Lee Fahnestock
Signet | Paperback | October 2013
$9.95/0.00(Canada) | 978-0-451-41943-9 (0-451-41943-X)

Introducing one of the most famous characters in literature, Jean Valjean—the noble peasant imprisoned for stealing a loaf of bread—Les Misérables ranks among the greatest novels of all time. In it, Victor Hugo takes readers deep into the Parisian underworld, immerses them in a battle between good and evil, and carries... Read more






Les Miserables (Movie Tie-In)
Written by Victor Hugo, Translated by Norman Denny, Introduction by Norman Denny
Penguin Books | Trade Paperback | December 2012
$18.00/19.00(Canada) | 978-0-14-312359-0 (0-14-312359-9)

Now a major motion picure, adapted from the acclaimed Broadway musical, starring Anne Hathaway, Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe, Amanda Seyfried, and Sacha Baron Cohen

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. But his attempts to become... Read more






Les Miserables
Written by Victor Hugo, Illustrated by Coralie Bickford-Smith, Translated by Norman Denny, Introduction by Norman Denny
Penguin Classics | Hardcover | November 2012
$27.00/36.00(Canada) | 978-1-84614-049-5 (1-84614-049-8)

Now a major musical film from Oscar-winning director Tom Hooper (The King's Speech), starring Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe and Anne Hathaway, and also featuring Amanda Seyfreid, Helena Bonham-Carter and Sacha Baron-Cohen, Victor Hugo's Les Misérables is one of the great works of western literature. Victor Hugo's tale of injustice, heroism and... Read more






The Hunchback of Notre-Dame
Written by Victor Hugo, Introduction by Jean-Marc Hovasse
Everyman's Library | Hardcover | February 2012
$26.00/30.00(Canada) | 978-0-307-95781-8 (0-307-95781-0)

Hugo's grand medieval melodrama tells the story of the beautiful Esmeralda, a gypsy girl loved by three men: Archdeacon Frollo, his adoptive son Quasimodo, bell-ringer of Notre-Dame cathedral, and Captain Phoebus. Falsely accused of trying to murder Phoebus, who attempts to rape her, Esmeralda is sentenced to death and rescued from... Read more






The Hunchback of Notre Dame
Written by Victor Hugo, Afterword by Graham Robb, Translated by Walter J. Cobb, Introduction by Bradley Stephens
Signet | Paperback | March 2010
$5.95/7.50(Canada) | 978-0-451-53151-3 (0-451-53151-5)

Here is the haunting drama of Quasimodo, the hunchback; Esmeralda, the gypsy dancer; and Claude Frollo, the priest tortured by his own damnation. Shaped by a profound sense of tragic irony, it is a work that gives full play to the author's brilliant imagination. Read more






Les MisÚrables
Written by Victor Hugo, Translated by Julie Rose, Introduction by Adam Gopnik
Modern Library | Trade Paperback | July 2009
$18.00/21.00(Canada) | 978-0-8129-7426-3 (0-8129-7426-3)

Translated by Julie Rose
Introduction by Adam Gopnik

 
In this major new rendition by the acclaimed translator Julie Rose, Victor Hugo’s Les Misérables is revealed in its full, unabridged glory. A favorite of readers for nearly 150 years, this stirring tale of crime, punishment, justice, and redemption pulses with life. Featuring such... Read more






Les MisÚrables
Written by Victor Hugo, Translated by Julie Rose, Introduction by Adam Gopnik
Modern Library | Hardcover | July 2008
$32.00/38.00(Canada) | 978-0-679-64333-3 (0-679-64333-8)

In this major new rendition by the acclaimed translator Julie Rose, Victor Hugo’s tour de force, Les Misérables, is revealed in its full unabridged glory. A favorite of readers for nearly 150 years, and the basis for one of the most beloved stage musicals ever, this stirring tale of crime, punishment... Read more






The Hunchback of Notre-Dame
Written by Victor Hugo, Translated by Catherine Liu, Introduction by Elizabeth McCracken
Modern Library | Trade Paperback | October 2002
$14.00/19.00(Canada) | 978-0-679-64257-2 (0-679-64257-9)

Set in medieval Paris, Victor Hugo’s powerful historical romance The Hunchback of Notre-Dame has resonated with succeeding generations ever since its publication in 1837. It tells the story of the beautiful gypsy Esmeralda, condemned as a witch by the tormented archdeacon Claude Frollo, who lusts after her. Quasimodo, the deformed bell... Read more






The Toilers of the Sea
Written by Victor Hugo, Translated by James Hogarth, Introduction by Graham Robb
Modern Library | Trade Paperback | September 2002
$17.00/23.00(Canada) | 978-0-375-76132-4 (0-375-76132-2)

A new translation by Scot James Hogarth for the first unabridged English edition of the novel, which tells the story of an illiterate fisherman from the Channel Islands who must free a ship that has run aground in order to win the hand of the woman he loves, a shipowner's daughter. Read more






Selected Poems
Written by Victor Hugo, Translated by Brooks Haxton
Penguin Classics | Trade Paperback | February 2002
$16.00/20.00(Canada) | 978-0-14-243703-2 (0-14-243703-4)

For most of his life, Victor Hugo (1802-1885) was the most famous writer in the world. His legacy includes the nineteenth century's most celebrated works of drama, fiction, memoir, and criticism. But in his day Hugo was know foremost as a poet-indeed the greatest French poet of the age. He wrote... Read more






Les Miserables
Written by Victor Hugo, Translated by Charles E. Wilbour, Introduction by Peter Washington
Everyman's Library | Hardcover | March 1998
$30.00/34.00(Canada) | 978-0-375-40317-0 (0-375-40317-5)

It has been said that Victor Hugo has a street named after him in virtually every town in France. A major reason for the singular celebrity of this most popular and versatile of the great French writers is Les Misérables (1862). In this story of the trials of the peasant Jean...

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Les MisÚrables
Written by Victor Hugo
Ballantine Books | Trade Paperback | September 1996
$15.00/18.00(Canada) | 978-0-449-91167-9 (0-449-91167-5)

Sensational, dramatic, packed with rich excitement and filled with the sweep and violence of human passions, LES MISERABLES is not only superb adventure but a powerful social document. The story of how the convict Jean-Valjean struggled to escape his past and reaffirm his humanity, in a world brutalized by poverty and... Read more






Les MisÚrables
Written by Victor Hugo, Translated by Charles E. Wilbour
Modern Library | Hardcover | September 1992
$25.95/34.00(Canada) | 978-0-679-60012-1 (0-679-60012-4)

Sensational, dramatic, packed with rich excitement and filled with the sweep and violence of human passions, LES MISERABLES is not only superb adventure but a powerful social document. The story of how the convict Jean-Valjean struggled to escape his past and reaffirm his humanity, in a world brutalized by poverty and... Read more






Les MisÚrables
Written by Victor Hugo
Fawcett | Paperback | December 1982
$5.99/6.99(Canada) | 978-0-449-30002-2 (0-449-30002-1)

Sensational, dramatic, packed with rich excitement and filled with the sweep and violence of human passions, LES MISERABLES is not only superb adventure but a powerful social document. The story of how the convict Jean-Valjean struggled to escape his past and reaffirm his humanity, in a world brutalized by poverty and... Read more






Les Miserables
Written by Victor Hugo, Translated by Norman Denny, Introduction by Norman Denny
Penguin Classics | Trade Paperback | April 1982
$15.00/20.00(Canada) | 978-0-14-044430-8 (0-14-044430-0)

"He was no longer Jean Valjean, but No. 24601"

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. But his attempts to become a respected member of the community are constantly put under threat: by his... Read more






The Hunchback of Notre Dame
Written by Victor Hugo
Bantam Classics | Paperback | February 1981
$5.95/6.99(Canada) | 978-0-553-21370-6 (0-553-21370-9)

Before the huge crowd that packed the cathedral square, La Esmeralda stood between two executioners. Suddenly Quasimodo, the hunchback of Notre Dame, rushed at the executioners and felled them with his enormous fists. He snatched the gypsy girl in one arm and ran with her into the church. A moment later... Read more






Notre-Dame of Paris
Written by Victor Hugo, Translated by John Sturrock, Introduction by John Sturrock
Penguin Classics | Trade Paperback | October 1978
$14.00/19.00(Canada) | 978-0-14-044353-0 (0-14-044353-3)

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 appearance, he is pitied only by Esmerelda, a beautiful gypsy dancer to whom he becomes... Read more





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