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Wynfield's War
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 126,010. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2016 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian, Fiction » Historical » General
BOOK TWO OF THE WYNFIELD SERIES From the chaos of an extensive slum known as Bermondsey, Wynfield finds himself in the Crimea where he experiences a military campaign that makes Bermondsey look orderly. The spring of 1854 was filled with violence, deceit, and bereavement, and marked the end of Wynfield's reign as the king of the Bermondsey slums.
Wynfield's Kingdom
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 95,130. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2016 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian, Fiction » Historical » General
Welcome to 1830s Bermondsey, London's most notorious slum, a land of gang wars, freak shows, and home to every depravity known to man. Dr. Thomas Grant, a disgraced physician, adopts Wynfield, a ten-year-old thief savagely battered by a gang leader for insubordination. The boy grows up to be a slender, idealistic opium addict who worships Victor Hugo.
Wise Words from Victor Hugo
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,210. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2014 by MTB. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Quotations
For many people in the English-speaking world, Victor Hugo’s name immediately brings up his novels The Hunchback of Notre Dame and Les Misérables. As a philosopher and social commentator, he was ahead of his time and his writings are still very relevant today, as the quotations in this book will reveal. They will raise many questions in your mind.
El lenguage es una fuente de malos entendidos. 101 literatos del mundo hispano
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 208,610. Language: Spanish. Published: November 20, 2013 by LD Books - Lectorum. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Books & Reading
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.
Pont-au-Change Volume II: Sanctuary
Series: Pont-au-Change. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 180,710. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Alternative history
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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.
Pont-au-Change Volume I: Resurrections
Series: Pont-au-Change. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 102,860. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Alternative history
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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
The Young Romantics: Writers & Liaisons, Paris 1827-37
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 57,200. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2012 by Starhaven. Categories: 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
The Tower at Petite Vigne
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 81,350. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European
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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 Wisdom of Les Miserables: Lessons From the Heart of Jean Valjean
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 42,370. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2011. Categories: 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.
Fiction Gutted: The Establishment and the Novel
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 31,150. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy, Fiction » Literature » Literary
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.