YR LES MISERABLES
Victor Hugo’s epic classic, set in 19th century France, retold in just 64 pages. First published in 1862, Les Miserables is one of the most famous books in the world thanks in part to various film and musical adaptations. This simple but dramatic retelling, with engaging illustrations, makes the novel accessible for readers young and old.
A reformed convict, a policeman bent on revenge and a lonely orphan come together in Victor Hugo’s classic novel, vividly retold for newly independent readers by Mary Sebag-Montefiore. Lives change for the better – or for the worse – against the turmoil of revolutionary France. With internet links to find out more about the story and life in France at the time.