Victor Hugo(1802-85) was a forceful and prolific writer. He became a committed social democrat and during the Second Empire of Napoleon III was exiled from France, living in the Channel Islands. His body is now buried in the Pantheon. Brooks Haxton's poetry translations include Dances for Flute and Thunder: Poems from the Ancient Greek, which was nominated for a PEN translation award, and Victor Hugo's Selected Poems for Penguin Classics."
Victor Hugo lived in Besancon. Victor Hugo was born in 1807 and died in 1885.
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Reviews - What do customers think about Les Miserables II (Miserables (Pocket))?
Part 2 of a masterpiece Jun 9, 2007
I reviewed part 3 as well and pointed out that there are a lot of old fashioned French terms in here that I didn't know. I not only learned some new vocabulary I also ended up learning about French history as well. I am glad I read these in French even though it was quite a challenge compared to picking up an English copy.