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Victor Hugo, the greatest Romantic writer of them all, is finally available in Delphis bestselling range of titles. This monumental eBook offers readers the most complete collection ever compiled of Hugos FICTIONAL works in English translation, with many bonus texts. (Current version: 2)

Features:
* concise introductions to the novels and other works
* images of how the novels first appeared, giving your Kobo a taste of the original texts
* ALL 9 novels in English, each with contents tables
* many of the novels are fully-illustrated with their original artwork
* includes BUG-JARGAL - Hugo's first novel, which he wrote after a wager - first time in digital print!
* for the first time, all novels are presented with their French versions - sample the true brilliance of Hugo's original text, in between reading the English translations
* features a large sample of English translations of poetry
* the COMPLETE poetry in French
* includes four plays in French
* BONUS selection of six Non-Fiction texts
* boasts a special literary criticism section, with works by famous writers such as Dickens, Robert Louis Stevenson and Henry James, examining Hugo's contribution to literature
* includes Hugo's Memoirs - explore the great writer's private notebooks!
* ALSO includes G. Barnett Smith's famous biography immerse yourself in Hugo's literary life!
* packed full of images relating to Hugos life, works, places and film adaptations
* scholarly ordering of texts in chronological order and literary genres, allowing easy navigation around Hugos immense oeuvre
* UPDATED with two plays in English, including CROMWELL, Hugos first drama, with its legendary PREFACE the first Romantic manifesto

Please note: a complete works of Victor Hugo in English is not possible due to copyright restrictions and some works having never been translated. However, we do ensure our customers that every possible major text is included, with many novels and other texts appearing here for the first time on the Kobo. To compensate for the missing poetry and plays, original French texts have been provided in their place. As soon as new translations enter the Public Domain, they will be added as a free update.

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CONTENTS:

The Novels
BUG-JARGAL
HANS OF ICELAND
THE LAST DAY OF A CONDEMNED MAN
THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE-DAME
CLAUDE GUEUX
LES MISÉRABLES
TOILERS OF THE SEA
THE MAN WHO LAUGHS
NINETY-THREE

The Novels in French

The Poetry
POEMS IN TRANSLATION
ODES ET BALLADES
LES ORIENTALES
LES FEUILLES DAUTOMNE
LES CHANTS DU CREPUSCULE
LES VOIX INTÉRIEURES
LES RAYONS ET LES OMBRES
LES CHATIMENTS
LES CONTEMPLATIONS
LA LÉGENDE DES SIÈCLES: PREMIERE SERIE
LES CHANSONS DES RUES ET DES BOIS
LA VOIX DE GUERNESEY
LANNEE TERRIBLE
LART DETRE GRAND-PERE
LA LÉGENDE DES SIÈCLES: NOUVELLE SERIE
LE PAPE
LA PITIE SUPREME
L'ÂNE
RELIGIONS ET RELIGION
LES QUATRE VENTS DE LESPRIT
LA LÉGENDE DES SIÈCLES: DERNIERE SERIE
LA FIN DE SATAN
TOUTE LA LYRE
DIEU
LES ANNÉES FUNESTES
DERNIERE GERBE
POÈMES UNCOLLECTED

The Plays (in French)
CROMWELL
THE BURGRAVES
HERNANI
LUCRÈCE BORGIA
MARIE TUDOR
RUY BLAS

Selected Non-Fiction
NAPOLEON THE LITTLE
EXTRACTS FROM HUGOS ESSAY ON SHAKESPEARE
LETTER TO THE LONDON NEWS REGARDING JOHN BROWN
ON CAPITAL PUNISHMENT
EXTRACTS FROM SATIRISTS AND MORALISTS
THE HISTORY OF A CRIME

The Criticism
VICTOR HUGO BY JOHN COWPER POWYS
LETTER ON HUGO BY CHARLES DICKENS
VICTOR HUGO'S LAST NOVEL BY HENRY JAMES
THE LEGEND OF VICTOR HUGO BY PAUL LAFARGUE
VICTOR HUGOS ROMANCES BY ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
TO VICTOR HUGO BY ALFRED TENNYSON

The Biographies
THE MEMOIRS OF VICTOR HUGO
VICTOR HUGO: HIS LIFE AND WORK BY G. BARNETT SMITH

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