Books tagged: victor hugo

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Fame and Infamy
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 153,360. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2011. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
Is it hard to be famous in the 1870's Paris? Ask the sharp-shooting contest winner Miss Nelly McKay, formerly of Butte, Montana. She is already walking the thin line between fame and infamy when she is noticed by Chancellor Bismarck and the German Secret Service. Yet all she ever wanted was to marry a gentleman!
Fiction Gutted: The Establishment and the Novel
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 31,150. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
As Gideon Lewis-Kraus notes, writing in the Los Angeles Times, James Wood is a writer who matters. People read him, people of the educated, monied, controlling part of the populace. That's why it's important that what James Wood writes does not matter – in central ways. Nowhere is this more on display than in How Fiction Works, the star critic's most recent book.
The Wisdom of Les Miserables: Lessons From the Heart of Jean Valjean
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,380. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
What can a 21st century seeker learn about life, love and spirituality from a 19th century French novel? Plenty. Alfred J. Garrotto offers Victor Hugo’s flawed protagonist as a model for anyone in search of practical wisdom for everyday living.
The Tower at Petite Vigne
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 81,350. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2011. Category: Fiction » Drama » European
When a German construction unit arrives at the French village of Petite Vigne to build a flak battery, its inhabitants are forced to face the war they had kept at bay for four years. Will they settle for an undeclared truce with the occupiers? Opt to resist? Or will collaborators rise from their midst?
The Young Romantics: Writers & Liaisons, Paris 1827-37
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 57,210. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2012 by Starhaven. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Linda Kelly sketches in the political background as well as the literary beginnings of the French Romantic movement... She traces the rise and decline of Romantic theatre from 'Cromwell' to 'Ruy Blas', with piquant cameos of the famous prima donnas, the most - perhaps the only - independent women of their time, except of course the unique Georges Sand. -- The Washington Post
Pont-au-Change Volume I: Resurrections
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Series: Pont-au-Change. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 102,860. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
October 31, 1855. En route to exile on the Isle of Guernsey, French author Victor Hugo loses the trunk containing his work-in-progress, Les Misérables, overboard in an accident. Luckily, the man responsible for the mishap is the very subject of the work, Jean Valjean! Together they attempt to recreate the book, with the reluctant aid of Valjean's traveling companion: the former Inspector Javert
Pont-au-Change Volume II: Sanctuary
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Series: Pont-au-Change. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 180,710. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
In 1855, while Victor Hugo continues to write Les Misérables on the Isle of Guernsey, he learns the story of Jean Valjean's continuing journey, taking him and his companion, the former Inspector Javert, from France in 1833 to Dickensian England and from there to the walled city of Québec, where in 1837 another attempted revolution threatens him and those around him.
Just Well Loved (Short)
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Price: Free! Words: 4,160. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2012 by BraeVitae. Category: Fiction » Inspirational
A chance meeting brings new hope to a beloved character trapped in a literary classic.
El lenguage es una fuente de malos entendidos. 101 literatos del mundo hispano
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 208,610. Language: Spanish. Published: November 20, 2013 by LD Books - Lectorum. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Este libro es una recopilacion de la esencia de 101 literatos del mundo no hispano. Son 101 capitulos que recorren lo mas importante de la literatura, como una invitacion a ser, vivir, aprender, conocer y sentir el placer de leer la buena letra.