Archiv der Kategorie: Hugo, Victor

The Rhine

The Rhine – Victor Hugo This work, composed of “Letters to a Friend,” is the story of a merry archaeological journey. The form is a familar one, but it displays remarkable erudition. It is the chat of a witty savant … Weiterlesen

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Under Sentence of Death

Under Sentence of Death – Victor Hugo In this book are depicted and analyzed, in due succession, all the physical sufferings, all the mental tortures a man condemned to death can experience during the hours which immediately precede his execution. … Weiterlesen

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William Shakespeare

William Shakespeare – Victor Hugo In the spring of 1864 appeared Hugo’s book entitled „William Shakespeare“—a book, that throws more light on the greatest genius of his own century than on the greatest genius of the age of Shakespeare. And … Weiterlesen

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The History of a Crime

The History of a Crime – Victor Hugo Victor Hugo wrote this work whilst in exile for taking part in the events herein described. His story is thrillingly told. The world for the first time gets all the details of … Weiterlesen

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Bug-Jargal

Bug-Jargal – Victor Hugo The story is a dramatic episode of the revolt of the blacks of St. Domingo in 1791. Bug-Jargal, the hero, is a negro, a slave in the household of a planter. He is secretly in love … Weiterlesen

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Ninety-Three

Ninety-Three – Victor Hugo The Revolution at its apogee, the fatal term of the contest waged by new ideas against the old social order, by liberty against despotism, by law against tyranny; and from this conflict, from this atmosphere of … Weiterlesen

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The Man Who Laughs

The Man Who Laughs – Victor Hugo “The Man Who Laughs” (“L’Homme qui Rit”) was called by its author “A Romance of English History,” and was written during the period Hugo spent in exile in Guernsey. Like “The Toilers of … Weiterlesen

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Les Misérables Volume 2

Les Misérables Volume 2 – Victor Hugo Les Misérables is widely regarded as the greatest epic and dramatic work of fiction ever created or conceived: the epic of a soul transfigured and redeemed, purified by heroism and glorified through suffering; … Weiterlesen

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Les Misérables Volume 1

Les Misérables Volume 1 – Victor Hugo Les Misérables is widely regarded as the greatest epic and dramatic work of fiction ever created or conceived: the epic of a soul transfigured and redeemed, purified by heroism and glorified through suffering; … Weiterlesen

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The Toilers of the Sea

The Toilers of the Sea – Victor Hugo A fisherman encounters all the fury, and caprice, and treachery of outer nature in order to win a woman whom on his return he finds to have unconsciously but irrevocably lost her … Weiterlesen

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