First Impressions of the Donougher TranslationThis translation reads very smoothly. I feel like I'll get through it faster this time - or would, if it weren't for all the endnotes describing the outside references. I'm too curious to skip them!
ConvictionsDonougher's translation of this chapter title is perfect: Where Convictions Take Shape. Double meaning preserved without being awkward.
When Javert Loses His CoolWhen Javert tries to arrest 'M. Madeleine' he can hardly speak. It's interesting to see how different translators handle that.
On The BarricadePhilosophical thoughts on revolutions, civil wars, who should or shouldn't fight, and then everyone dies in bullet points.