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Hugo, Victor
New York : Modern Library, 1992.
ISBN 0451525264
Jean Valjean is an escaped convict having been put in prison for stealing bread. He's about to steal candlesticks from the bishop when the bishop gives them to him and tells him a lot of good should come from the worth of the silver. Valjean goes from this miserable existence to develop an improvement in the production of jet jewelry, uses the money to build up the town, is appointed mayor , is found out to be a convict -- starts all over again -- not losing his good heart - - he rescues Cosett, the waif who was used as a servant by the innkeepers . Inspector Javet turns up a every point, Jean Valjean seems to need anonymity. Marins turns up infatuated with an adult Cosett. People keep bumping into each other through the Paris Uprising of June 5, 1832.
SUBJECTS:     Paris (France) -- Social life and customs -- Fiction
                        France -- Social life and customs -- Fiction


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