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Les Misérables

It also had weird echoes of Les Miserables, which she recalled …. oh, so well.
William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
  Hugo’s famous novel (with many film and stage adaptations) of a good man driven by hunger to a crime that changes his life (1862)
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Les Misérables Les Miserables
Strongly Associated with:   Victor Hugo, The Hunchback of Notre Dame
Accelerated Reader Level/Points:  9.8 / 105
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  • It also had weird echoes of Les Miserables, which she recalled …. oh, so well.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
  • A Les Miserables poster was nailed to the wall behind Andrews next to a topographical map of the U.S. A pot of tomato plants basked in the sun on the windowsill.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  The Kite Runner
  • That Les Miserables sure was a funny book.
    Alex Flinn  --  Beastly
  • It was a ragged copy of Les Miserables, that book which caught the fancy of the Confederate soldiers.
    Margaret Mitchell  --  Gone with the Wind

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  • Les Miserables.
    Michael Shaara  --  The Killer Angels
  • He has also enjoyed considerable success on Broadway, backing such hits as Les Miserables and Phantom of the Opera and producing the award-winning Gershwin musical Crazy for You.
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  The Tipping Point
  • LETTER TO M. DAELLI Publisher of the Italian translation of Les Miserables in Milan.
    Victor Hugo  --  Les Miserables
  • They had a leisurely, wonderful meal, and afterward Theresa took Garrett to Les Misérables, which was currently showing in Boston.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  Message in a Bottle
  • 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
  • You are right, sir, when you tell me that Les Miserables is written for all nations.
    Victor Hugo  --  Les Miserables

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  • This book, Les Miserables, is no less your mirror than ours.
    Victor Hugo  --  Les Miserables
  • …earth, and adding the element of human fate to divine destiny; so long as the three great problems of the century— the degradation of man through pauperism, the corruption of woman through hunger, the crippling of children through lack of light— are unsolved; so long as social asphyxia is possible in any part of the world;—in other words, and with a still wider significance, so long as ignorance and poverty exist on earth, books of the nature of Les Miserables cannot fail to be of use.
    Victor Hugo  --  Les Miserables
  • In every place where man is ignorant and despairing, in every place where woman is sold for bread, wherever the child suffers for lack of the book which should instruct him and of the hearth which should warm him, the book of Les Miserables knocks at the door and says: "Open to me, I come for you."
    Victor Hugo  --  Les Miserables
  • You write:— "There are Italians, and they are numerous, who say: ’This book, Les Miserables, is a French book.
    Victor Hugo  --  Les Miserables
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Associated words [difficulty]:   Les Misérables [8] , Victor Hugo [6] , The Hunchback of Notre Dame [8] , Jane Eyre [4] , Heart of Darkness [5] , Moby-Dick [5] , Pride and Prejudice [5] , Robinson Crusoe [6] , The Catcher in the Rye [6] , The Count of Monte Cristo [6] , The Three Musketeers [6] , Anna Karenina [7] , Doctor Zhivago [7] , Great Expectations [7] , Gulliver’s Travels [7] , Little Women [7] , Lolita (the novel) [7] , Middlemarch [7] , Paradise Lost [7] , The Grapes of Wrath [7] , The Joy Luck Club [7] , A Tale of Two Cities [8] , Adventures of Huckleberry Finn [8] , Crime and Punishment [8] , Lord of the Flies [8] , Madame Bovary [8] , Mrs. Dalloway [8] , Of Mice and Men [8] , Pygmalion [8] , Rip Van Winkle [8] , Sense and Sensibility [8] , Slaughterhouse-Five [8] , The Brothers Karamazov [8] , The Color Purple [8] , The Great Gatsby [8] , The Hunchback of Notre Dame [8] , The Last of the Mohicans [8] , The Metamorphosis [8] , The Old Man and the Sea [8] , The Scarlet Letter [8] , Uncle Tom’s Cabin [8] , Wuthering Heights [8] , Animal Farm [9] , Bleak House [9] , Canterbury Tales [9] , One Hundred Years of Solitude [9] , The Adventures of Tom Sawyer [9] , The Call of the Wild [9] , The Sound and the Fury [9] , The Sun Also Rises [9] , The War of the Worlds [9]
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