Les misérables

Hugo, Victor, 1802-1885

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  • Creator by Victo Hugo ; [translated by Charles Wilbour]
  • Format Sound Recordings
  • Contributors
  • Publication [OR] : Blackstone Audiobooks, [1996] ℗1996
  • Physical Details
    • 4 audio discs (58 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in
  • ISBNs 9780786188543, 0786188545
  • OCLC ocn256488126
  • Credits
    • Read by Frederick Davidson


  • Set in the Parisian underworld and plotted like a detective story, Les Misérables follows Jean Valjean, originally an honest peasant, who has been imprisoned for nineteen years for stealing a loaf of bread to feed his sister's starving family. A hardened criminal upon his release, he eventually reforms, becoming a successful industrialist and town mayor. Despite this, he is haunted by an impulsive former crime and is pursued relentlessly by the police inspector Javert.


  • Unabridged.
  • "Tracks every 10 minutes and by chapter."
  • System requirements: CD/MP3 player or PC with MP3-capable software.
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