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Ninety-Three

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Published in 1874, “Ninety-Three” was French writer Victor Hugo's last novel published immediately subsequent to the bloody Paris Commune. It deals with the counter-revolutionary revolts in 1793 during the French Revolution, namely those in the Vendée and Chouannerie. “Ninety-Three” is split into three parts, with each part telling a different story and offering a different view of historical events. Highly recommended for those with an interest in French history and the seminal works of Victor Hugo. Victor Marie Hugo (1802 – 1885) was a French novelist, dramatist, and poet belonging to the Romantic movement. He is widely hailed as one of the most accomplished and well-known French writers, originally achieving renown for his poetical endeavours—the most notable of which are the volumes “Les Contemplations” and “La Légende des siècles”. Outside of his native country, Hugo's best-known works are his novels: “Les Misérables” (1862) and “Notre-Dame de Paris” (1831). Many vintage books such as this are becoming increasingly scarce and expensive. We are republishing this book now in an affordable, high-quality, modern edition complete with a specially commissioned new biography of the author.

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