Manga Classics - Victor Hugo (Paperback)

Les Miserables

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Description

Adapted for stage and screen, loved by millions, Victor Hugo's classic novel of love & tragedy during the French Revolution is reborn in this fantastic new manga edition! The gorgeous art of TseMei Lee brings to life the tragic stories of Jean Valjean, Inspector Javert, and the beautiful Fantine, in this epic adaptation of Les Miserables!

Product Details

Barcode
9781927925164
Department
Books
Released
1 Aug 2014
Supply Source
UK

Book

Annotation

In graphic novel format, tells the story of Jean Valjean, an ex-convict who, trying to forget his past and live an honest life, risks his freedom to take care of a motherless young girl during a period of political unrest in Paris.

Summary

In 19th-century France, Jean Valjean, who for decades has been hunted by the ruthless policeman Javert after breaking parole, agrees to care for a factory worker's daughter. The decision changes their lives forever. “Les Miz” has been adapted for stage and screen and loved around the world by millions of readers.

Fiction

General Subject
Graphic Novels
BISAC Subject 1
Comics & Graphic Novels / Manga / Historical Fiction
Academic Subject 1
Graphic Works Fiction
Dewey Classification
741

Author Bio

Hugo: - Victor Marie Hugo was a French poet, novelist, and dramatist of the Romantic movement. He is considered one of the greatest and best-known French writers. Outside France, his best-known works are the novels Les Misérables, and The Hunchback of Notre-Dame.