Posts Tagged “Napoleon”
At a cliffhanger in Valjean's story, Victor Hugo pauses to spend 45 pages describing the Battle of Waterloo and what makes it the hinge of the 19th century.
- Get to Know Your ABCs
In the novel, the rebellious students are all individuals, not just Enjolras, Marius, Grantaire and the backup singers seen in the musical.
- Return to Waterloo
Waterloo draws you in immediately with the perspective of a visit to the battlefield, before it breaks down into a long string of opinions.