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Victor Hugo


Like a character in a Victor Hugo novel, she tearfully explained her heartbreaking tale to me.
Bryan Stevenson  --  Just Mercy
  French poet and novelist and dramatist; leader of the romantic movement in France (1802-1885)
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Strongly Associated with:   Les Misérables, The Hunchback of Notre Dame
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  • Like a character in a Victor Hugo novel, she tearfully explained her heartbreaking tale to me.
    Bryan Stevenson  --  Just Mercy
  • "I don’t remember anything about the days before I was a ghoul," said the famous writer Victor Hugo.
    Neil Gaiman  --  The Graveyard Book
  • I read everything, Rumi, Hefez, Saadi, Victor Hugo, Jules Verne, Mark Twain, Ian Fleming.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  The Kite Runner
  • The sanctuary has played host to the baptisms of the Marquis de Sade and Baudelaire, as well as the marriage of Victor Hugo.
    Dan Brown  --  The Da Vinci Code

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  • I admire Victor Hugo—I appreciate his genius, his brilliancy, his romanticism; though he is not one of my literary passions.
    Helen Keller  --  Story of My Life
  • Somebody read Victor Hugo-believe it or not I have officers who read and ever since then we’ve been Lee’s Miserables.
    Michael Shaara  --  The Killer Angels
  • Notre-Dame de Paris Also known as: The Hunchback of Notre Dame by Victor Hugo PREFACE.
    Victor Hugo  --  The Hunchback of Notre Dame
  • Some of the people mentioned are Schumann, Clara Wieck, Hector Berlioz, Johannes Brahms, Beethoven, Joachim, Richard Wagner, Hans von Bulow, Anton Rubinstein, Frederic Chopin, Victor Hugo, Honore de Balzac, Hiller, Hummel, Czerny, Rossini, Cherubini, Paganini, Mendels— sohn, etc., etc.
    Anne Frank  --  The Diary of a Young Girl
  • The train reached Ogden at two o’clock, where it rested for six hours, Mr. Fogg and his party had time to pay a visit to Salt Lake City, connected with Ogden by a branch road; and they spent two hours in this strikingly American town, built on the pattern of other cities of the Union, like a checker-board, "with the sombre sadness of right-angles," as Victor Hugo expresses it.
    Jules Verne  --  Around the World in 80 Days
  • Some of the boys had then asked the priest if Victor Hugo were not the greatest French writer.
    James Joyce  --  A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man

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  • When he returned to Paris as a married man, in a position to see him under more formal circumstances, Victor Hugo had already died.
    Gabriel Garcia Marquez  --  Love in the Time of Cholera
  • Among these books I noted masterpieces by the greats of ancient and modern times, in other words, all of humanity’s finest achievements in history, poetry, fiction, and science, from Homer to Victor Hugo, from Xenophon to Michelet, from Rabelais to Madame George Sand.
    Jules Verne  --  Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea
  • Victor Hugo gives an account of them in ’L’Homme qui Rit.
    H.G. Wells  --  The Island of Dr. Moreau
  • "You can’t tell; he may turn out a little Victor Hugo, a kind of Vaulabelle, don’t you know."
    Marcel Proust  --  Swann’s Way
  • In Victor Hugo’s Notre Dame de Paris an edifying and gratuitous spectacle was provided for the people in the Hotel de Ville of Paris in the reign of Louis XI. in honor of the birth of the dauphin.
    Fyodor Dostoyevsky  --  The Brothers Karamazov
  • The little shabby books had come by post from a firm in Paternoster Row called Private Tutorials, Ltd-a whole education which began with ’Reading Without Tears’ and went methodically on to the Reform Bill and Lord Palmerston and the poems of Victor Hugo.
    Graham Greene  --  The Power and the Glory
  • She walked south towards the Seine and finally found a room at a small hotel, the Victor Hugo on rue Copernic.
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest
  • On the avenue Victor Hugo, Lavier’s taxi slowed down and pulled up in front of one of Paris’s few exceptions to tradition-an open plastic-domed public telephone.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Ultimatum
  • Farther back is a large, glassed-in bookcase with sets of Dumas, Victor Hugo, Charles Lever, three sets of Shakespeare, The World’s Best Literature in fifty large volumes, Hume’s History of England, Thiers’ History of the Consulate and Empire, Smollett’s History of England, Gibbons Roman Empire and miscellaneous volumes of old plays, poetry, and several histories of Ireland.
    Eugene O’Neill  --  Long Day’s Journey into Night
  • In real life, Will asked me what I thought of Victor Hugo’s political views in Les Miserables, and I answered him, though I don’t remember what I said.
    Alex Flinn  --  Beastly
  • VICTOR HUGO.
    Victor Hugo  --  Les Miserables
  • VICTOR HUGO: L’homme qui rit.
    George Eliot  --  Middlemarch
  • The Priory’s membership has included some of history’s most cultured individuals: men like Botticelli, Sir Isaac Newton, Victor Hugo.
    Dan Brown  --  The Da Vinci Code
  • The 33rd President of the United States handed Bod over to the famous writer Victor Hugo, who threw the boy into his sack and put it over his shoulder.
    Neil Gaiman  --  The Graveyard Book
  • Bod, in the sack, was uncomfortable, being painfully slammed against the famous writer Victor Hugo’s back and occasionally banged on the ground.
    Neil Gaiman  --  The Graveyard Book
  • He was pleased to see there were no other ghouls behind him: the famous writer Victor Hugo was bringing up the rear, and no one was behind him to alert the ghouls to the hole that was growing in the sack.
    Neil Gaiman  --  The Graveyard Book
  • The priest had answered that Victor Hugo had never written half so well when he had turned against the church as he had written when he was a catholic.
    James Joyce  --  A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
  • Victor Hugo’s Hunchback of Notre Dame and Mozart’s Magic Flute were filled with Masonic symbolism and Grail secrets.
    Dan Brown  --  The Da Vinci Code
  • —But there are many eminent French critics, said the priest, who consider that even Victor Hugo, great as he certainly was, had not so pure a French style as Louis Veuillot.
    James Joyce  --  A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
  • Langdon quickly told her about works by Da Vinci, Botticelli, Poussin, Bernini, Mozart, and Victor Hugo that all whispered of the quest to restore the banished sacred feminine.
    Dan Brown  --  The Da Vinci Code
  • It was the memory of Victor Hugo, who enjoyed an impassioned fame here that had nothing to do with his books, because someone said that he had said, although no one actually heard him say it, that our Constitution was meant for a nation not of men but of angels.
    Gabriel Garcia Marquez  --  Love in the Time of Cholera
  • One of the new members of the band—Bod thought it might have been the one he had been introduced to as "the famous writer Victor Hugo"—produced a sack which turned out to be filled with firewood, several pieces still with the hinges or brass handles attached, along with a metal cigarette lighter, and soon made a fire, around which all the ghoul-folk sat and rested.
    Neil Gaiman  --  The Graveyard Book
  • To convey such sights, it would take the pen of our most famous poet, Victor Hugo, author of The Toilers of the Sea.
    Jules Verne  --  Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea
  • Cataloged under Number 4° lm1 249, the Dossiers Secrets had been authenticated by many specialists and incontrovertibly confirmed what historians had suspected for a long time: Priory Grand Masters included Leonardo da Vinci, Botticelli, Sir Isaac Newton, Victor Hugo, and, more recently, Jean Cocteau, the famous Parisian artist.
    Dan Brown  --  The Da Vinci Code
  • …Kosciusko, the hero whose dying words had been Finis Poloniae;* Markos Botzaris, for modern Greece the reincarnation of Sparta’s King Leonidas; Daniel O’Connell, Ireland’s defender; George Washington, founder of the American Union; Daniele Manin, the Italian patriot; Abraham Lincoln, dead from the bullet of a believer in slavery; and finally, that martyr for the redemption of the black race, John Brown, hanging from his gallows as Victor Hugo’s pencil has so terrifyingly depicted.
    Jules Verne  --  Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea
  • That author, Victor Hugo, must’ve been a real fun guy," I told Will in one of our tutoring sessions.
    Alex Flinn  --  Beastly
  • Longstreet said, "Victor Hugo.
    Michael Shaara  --  The Killer Angels
  • In 1975 Paris’s Bibliothèque Nationale discovered parchments known as Les Dossiers Secrets, identifying numerous members of the Priory of Sion, including Sir Isaac Newton, Botticelli, Victor Hugo, and Leonardo da Vinci.
    Dan Brown  --  The Da Vinci Code
  • Da Vinci, Botticelli, Isaac Newton, Victor Hugo, Jean Cocteau… Jacques Saunière.
    Dan Brown  --  The Da Vinci Code
  • …D’ANJOU 1418-1480 IOLANDE DE BAR 1480-1483 SANDRO BOTTICELLI 1483-1510 LEONARDO DA VINCI 1510-1519 CONNETABLE DE BOURBON 1519-1527 FERDINAND DE GONZAQUE 1527-1575 LOUIS DE NEVERS 1575-1595 ROBERT FLUDD 1595-1637 J. VALENTIN ANDREA 1637-1654 ROBERT BOYLE 1654-1691 ISAAC NEWTON 1691-1727 CHARLES RADCLYFFE 1727-1746 CHARLES DE LORRAINE 1746-1780 MAXIMILIAN DE LORRAINE 1780-1801 CHARLES NODIER 1801-1844 VICTOR HUGO 1844-1885 CLAUDE DEBUSSY 1885-1918 JEAN COCTEAU 1918-1963 Prieuré de Sion?
    Dan Brown  --  The Da Vinci Code
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