Les Misérables

Discussion in 'Books' started by JanaXGIRL, Jan 21, 2005.

  1. JanaXGIRL

    JanaXGIRL Senior Member

    Has anyone read it? Victor Hugo wrote it.. I love this story, so I'm curious, what you, who read it, think about it...? :)
     
  2. BlackGuardXIII

    BlackGuardXIII fera festiva

    I went to the opera, only one I have been to. I loved it, what a great story.

    I don't want to go to another opera now, cuz I know I won't like it as much.
     
  3. JanaXGIRL

    JanaXGIRL Senior Member

    yeah, the 1st I saw it, was as a musical.. and fell in love with it :)
    oooh, Jean Valjean, Fantine, Javert, Marius, Cosetta... :)
     
  4. beachbum7

    beachbum7 Lookin' for any fun

    I read the book in high school, and I thought it was good.
     
  5. White Scorpion

    White Scorpion 4umotographer

    It is a very long book, but very rewarding indeed. The musical is good too, but in all essence it is a tribute to the literary masterpiece. If you can read French, then there is no substitute for the original work, (sans-plus any modern idioms that would spoil the atmosphere). For extra effect sit next to a fireplace, on a vintage armchair, with some Camembert and a bottle of Puillac '99 nearby.
     

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