Les Miserables by Victor Hugo

By |2013-12-16T21:56:01-06:00October 9th, 2013|Categories: Art, Books, Literature|Tags: |

On June 5, 1832, a young Victor Hugo unwittingly found himself in the crossfire between young revolutionary republicans and the French National Guard. He took shelter in a doorway and escaped unharmed but the experience must have made a lasting impression upon him. Thirty years later Hugo used the small and predictably brief uprising [...]