Posts Tagged “Boulatruelle”
- Off the Deep End
Valjean is recaptured, tried, and sent back to prison. He doesn't stay long, which may be why the musical skips over the Orion entirely.
- The Scumbag Report
Before we can read about Thenardier's robbery attempt, we need to learn about his accomplices among the underworld of Paris.
- Don’t Worry, Be Happy
Javert is no longer a threat, Marius is alive and reconciled with his grandfather, and he and Cosette have a chance to be together. What could go wrong?
- Recurring Background Characters
There are a few background characters in Les Misérables who never quite leave, including one who never quite shows up either.
- Back on the Chain Gang
What happens when Jean Valjean is recaptured, and how he fakes his death...but accidentally tips off Javert with a good deed.
- The Ambush
We see the ambush entirely through Marius' limited POV. The reader has to piece things together, making the multiple dualities even clearer.