Les Miserables, Vol. 1 (Classic Reprint)

Les Miserables, Vol. 1 (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Les Miserables, Vol. 1 M. Myriel had to undergo the fate of every newcomer in a little town, where there are many mouths which talk, and very few heads which think. He was obliged to undergo it although he was a bishop, and because he was a bishop. But after all, the rumors with which his name was connected were rumors only, - noise, sayings, words; less than words - pala bres, as the energetic language of the South expresses it. However that may be, after nine years of episcopal power and of residence in D., all the stories and subjects of con versation which engross petty towns and petty people at the outset had fallen into profound oblivion. No one would have dared to mention them; no one would have dared to recall them. M. Myriel had arrived at D. Accompanied by an elderly spinster, Mademoiselle Baptistine, who was his sister, and ten years his junior. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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  • Paperback | 706 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 36mm | 930g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243284713
  • 9780243284719

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