The toilers of the sea

A novel by Victor Hugo

Publisher: Harper & brothers in New York

Written in English
Cover of: The toilers of the sea | Victor Hugo
Published: Pages: 155 Downloads: 360
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LC ClassificationsPZ3.H875 T6
The Physical Object
Pagination155 p.
Number of Pages155
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26267552M
LC Control Number07005848

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Victor Hugo's Les Miserables and The Hunchback of Notre Dame are two of the most famous books ever, but his other novels are obscure in English.

The Toilers of the Sea is probably his next best known, and though less great than those immortal works, is another masterpiece/5(42).

Hugo’s writing style in The Toilers of the Sea is that of a meticulous literary master and not a mere storyteller. Because of his political activism against Louis-Napoleon, Hugo fled France in and “spent the next nineteen years in exile, most of them in the Channel Islands, first on Jersey and then on Guernsey” according to Robb.

While living on Guernsey, Hugo wrote The /5(28). Victor Hugo's Les Miserables and The Hunchback of Notre Dame are two of the most famous books ever, but his other novels are obscure in English.

The Toilers of the Sea is probably his next best known, and though less great than those immortal works, is another masterpiece/5(41).

The Toilers of the Sea is the least well-known and the one that Hollywood and Broadway have not transformed into pop culture hits. Set in the Channel Islands, where Hugo was exiled for a time, it recounts the heroic story of a local man who risks all the little he has, including his life, to rescue the engines of a shipwrecked steamer and win the hand of the steamers owners niece/5.

The Toilers of the Sea [Victor Hugo] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Book/5(21). Victor Hugo's Les Miserables and The Hunchback of Notre Dame are two of the most famous books ever, but his other novels are obscure in English.

The Toilers of the Sea is probably his next best known, and though less great than those immortal works, is another masterpiece/5(26).