France, 1815. Jean Valjean leaves prison after nineteen years. These are dangerous and troubled times, and life is hard. Valjean must begin a new life, but how can he escape his past, and his enemy, Inspector Javert?
This story for Bookworms is loosely based on the famous novel "Les Misérables" by Victor Hugo, one of France's greatest writers. The novel was written in 1862, and the story has been retold many times - in a musical, in plays for radio and theatre, and in more than fifty films for television and cinema.
(Mort il y a 136 ans à l'âge de 83 ans)
Pays : France
Langue : Francais
Poète, essayiste, romancier, auteur dramatique et homme politique, Victor Hugo (1802-1885) domine son siècle et notre littérature par son génie aux multiples facettes. Il est l'un des représentants majeurs du romantisme.