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The Novel of the Century

The Extraordinary Adventure of Les Miserables

by David Bellos

Hardcover, 307 pages, Farrar Straus & Giroux, List Price: $27 |

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The Novel of the Century
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The Extraordinary Adventure of Les Miserables
Author
David Bellos

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The story of how Victor Hugo wrote Les Misérables and why it became among the most influential and protean works of art ever created.

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