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Victor Hugo

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Definition French poet and novelist and dramatist; leader of the romantic movement in France (1802-1885)
  • VICTOR HUGO: L'homme qui rit.
    George Eliot  --  Middlemarch
  • 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
  • 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
  • Like a character in a Victor Hugo novel, she tearfully explained her heartbreaking tale to me.
    Bryan Stevenson  --  Just Mercy
  • 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
  • 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
  • Victor Hugo gives an account of them in 'L'Homme qui Rit.
    H.G. Wells  --  The Island of Dr. Moreau
  • 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
  • "I don't remember anything about the days before I was a ghoul," said the famous writer Victor Hugo.
    Neil Gaiman  --  The Graveyard Book
  • 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
  • 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
  • "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
  • I read everything, Rumi, Hafez, Saadi, Victor Hugo, Jules Verne, Mark Twain, Ian Fleming.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  The Kite Runner
  • Notre-Dame de Paris Also known as: The Hunchback of Notre Dame by Victor Hugo PREFACE.
    Victor Hugo  --  The Hunchback of Notre Dame
  • 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
    Victor Hugo  --  Les Miserables
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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, Mendelssohn, etc., etc. Liszt appears to have been a decent man, very generous and modest, though exceptionally vain.
    Anne Frank  --  The Diary of a Young Girl

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