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- DescriptionVictor Hugo s epic masterpiece is retold and illustrated by Marcia Williams in her signature comic-book style. Travel back to nineteenth-century France with ex-convict Jean Valjean as he tries to put his criminal past behind him and his fate intertwines with the ruthless Inspector Javert, determined to put Valjean back behind bars; the poor factory worker Fantine, whose struggle to provide for her child leads to her death; her orphaned daughter, Cosette, whom Valjean saves from poverty and neglect; and Cosette s besotted suitor, Marius. As a revolution sweeps through Paris, can Valjean elude Javert and secure a happy life for Cosette before all is lost? Follow their story in Marcia Williams s entertaining and easily digestible retelling for young readers.
- Author BiographyMarcia Williams has written and illustrated many books and retold a number of classics in her warm, accessible comic-strip style. She lives in London.
- Author(s)Marcia Williams
- PublisherCandlewick Press (MA)
- Date of Publication24/02/2015
- SubjectChildren's Fiction
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintCandlewick Press (MA)
- Content Noteillustrations
- Weight522 g
- Width224 mm
- Height274 mm
- Spine13 mm
- Illustrator(s)Marcia Williams
- Format DetailsSewn,Cloth over boards,Picture book
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