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The Resource The novel of the century : the extraordinary adventure of Les Misérables, David Bellos

The novel of the century : the extraordinary adventure of Les Misérables, David Bellos

Label
The novel of the century : the extraordinary adventure of Les Misérables
Title
The novel of the century
Title remainder
the extraordinary adventure of Les Misérables
Statement of responsibility
David Bellos
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
  • "The definitive biography of the world's most popular novel. Putting a century of scholarship on one of the world's most enduring popular novels into accessible, narrative form, this new approach to a classic of world literature is written for a wide general readership. Packed full of information about the book's origins and later career on stage and screen, The Novel of the Century brings to life the extraordinary story of how Victor Hugo managed to write his novel of the downtrodden despite a revolution, a coup d'état, and political exile; how he pulled off the deal of the century to get it published; and how he set it on course to become the novel that epitomizes the grand sweep of history in the nineteenth century. This biography of a masterpiece also shows how and why the moral and social messages of Les Misérables are full of meaning for our time. "--
  • "The story of how Victor Hugo wrote Les Misérables and why it became among the most influential and protean works of art ever created"--
Assigning source
  • Provided by publisher
  • Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
Citation location within source
  • January 01, 2017
  • December 19, 2016
  • December 15, 2016
  • March 01, 2017
Citation source
  • Booklist
  • Publishers Weekly
  • Kirkus Reviews
  • BookPage
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Bellos, David
Dewey number
843/.7
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PQ2286
LC item number
.B45 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Hugo, Victor
  • French literature
  • Authorship
Label
The novel of the century : the extraordinary adventure of Les Misérables, David Bellos
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 271-289) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
BRD2016049133
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First American edition.
Extent
xxii, 307 pages
Isbn
9780374223236
Lccn
2016049133
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780374223236
  • (OCoLC)951158194
Label
The novel of the century : the extraordinary adventure of Les Misérables, David Bellos
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 271-289) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
BRD2016049133
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First American edition.
Extent
xxii, 307 pages
Isbn
9780374223236
Lccn
2016049133
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780374223236
  • (OCoLC)951158194

Library Locations

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      1197 W. Main St., Lewisville, TX, 75067, US
      33.0422012 -97.02392920000001
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