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ISBN10: 0449300021 ISBN13: 9780449300022 Contributors: Wilbour, Charles E. (Translator); Robinson, James K. (Introduction) Publisher: Ballantine Books (Mm) Published: Jan 1 1989 Pages: 400 Weight: 0.45lbs. Height: 7.00" Width: 4.25" Depth: 1.00" Language: English
Few novels ever swept across the world with such overpowering impact as Les Mis rables. Within 24 hours, the first Paris edition was sold out. In other great cities of the world it was devoured with equal relish. Sensational, dramatic, packed with rich excitement and filled with the sweep and violence of human passions, Les Mis rables is not only superb adventure but a powerful social document. The story of how the convict Jean-Valjean struggled to escape his past and reaffirm his humanity, in a world brutalized by poverty and ignorance, became the gospel of the poor and the oppressed.