Les misérables abridged by Victor Hugo

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Published by Barnes & Noble Classics in New York .

Written in English

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 845-846).

Book details

StatementVictor Hugo ; edited and abridged, with an introduction and notes by Laurence Porter ; [translated by C.E. Wilb[o]ur].
SeriesBarnes & Noble classics
ContributionsPorter, Laurence M., 1936-, Wilbour, Charles E. 1833-1896.
LC ClassificationsPQ2286 .A38 2003
The Physical Object
Pagination846 p. ;
Number of Pages846
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17878547M
ISBN 101593080662
LC Control Number2003108030

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