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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.
Paris (France) -- Social life and customs -- Fiction
France -- Social life and customs -- Fiction
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