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Victor Hugo's Les Misérables is a novel which tells the story of ex-convict Jean Valjean, his struggles and eventual redemption. It's hailed by many critics as not just Victor Hugo's finest work but also one of the best French novels of all time. Like most epic novels written in the 19th century, the storyline of Les Misérables spans through several decades beginning in the early 1800s and culminating in the 1832 June Rebellion in Paris. The events related to the lives of the central charact ...
 
A man who has been condemned to death writes down his cogitations, feelings and fears while he is waiting for his execution. He does not betray his name to the reader or what he has done. He describes his life in prison, everything from what his cell looks like to the personality of the prison priest. (Introduction by Wikipedia)Part of Section 2 read by Nadine Eckert-BouletThis project was proof listened by lh, Barry Eads, and Chieko.
 
One of the great literary tragedies of all time, The Hunchback of Notre Dame features some of the most well-known characters in all of fiction - Quasimodo, the hideously deformed bellringer of Notre-Dame de Paris, his master the evil priest Claude Frollo, and Esmeralda, the beautiful gypsy condemned for a crime she did not commit. (Summary by Mark Nelson)
 
The third book of a three volume anthology of international short stories, we now turn to French stories. Authors include Honoré de Balzac, Voltaire, Guy de Maupassant, Victor Hugo and more. Compiled and translated by Francis J. Reynolds. - Summary by Lynne Thompson
 
Elbert Hubbard visits the homes of authors, politicians, poets, philosophers and other prestigious people. If they are still living he speaks with them about their work. If they are dead he reflects on how their surroundings may have influenced them. These short essays are part biography, part interview and part pontification of Hubbard's opinion of the subject and their oeuvre. In this volume he reflects on his own life, as well as on those of George Eliot, Thomas Carlyle, John Ruskin, Will ...
 
The Podcast about Victor Hugo's Les Misérables. In each episode, I will comment on a section of the book, to make it a bit less daunting, and hopefully help you enjoy it a bit more. I am a professor, but this podcast is created with a non-academic, non-expert, non-French-speaking audience in mind--that is, anyone who'd like to dive into this classic!
 
"Famous Affinities of History" is a book of passion-filled accounts of the most famous love affairs of history. The stories of Cleopatra, Victor Hugo, Honore de Balzac, Jonathan Swift, Charles Dickens, Karl Marx, Percy Bysshe Shelley, Byron, George Sand and other famous people of all times (even those of royal blood are not spared), are dealt with in Lyndon Orr's own interesting and suspenseful style. Written in four volumes, this book makes for an informative, interesting and thoroughly enj ...
 
"Music expresses that which cannot be said and on which it is impossible to be silent." - Victor Hugo Music influences culture, inspires companionship, and creates tension. To love music is to eternally welcome it into your heart like a significant other. Often compelling, occasionally frustrating, yet forever entwined with your heart. The Keep Calm and Rock On Podcast has launched to provide a roundtable-type platform to discuss the way rock and roll and popular music has moved people for t ...
 
listening sessions for the third ear ~ cut-up collage edits & free-format mixtape compilations eclectic selective assemblage ~ ranging from difficult to easy listeningvarious genres ~ various artists instrumentals . songs . spoken_word oddly modified - modly oddifiedmerging into medleys of metapsyphonicaCustomer Review: "Constantly Unfolding" "AgentA mixes together a wide assortment of music, clips of commercials and television audio into a smooth moving assemblage that both challenges and g ...
 
The Art of Public Speaking by Dale Carnegie and Joseph B. Esenwein is a manual for people who have to speak in public, and it is still in use today. Whether the occasion in question is sharing travel experiences with friends, a toast for newly-weds, or a public debate, the tips and tricks collected in this book will come handy anywhere. The book describes how to make effective use of one's voice and gestures, how to gain and convey confidence in front of a large audience, and which methods t ...
 
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Hey Hey Come Get More Techie With Me PiNkY Pereira !!!! WE BRING U THE MOST DIRTIEST TECH TRIBAL !!! Cory Pereira, more famously known as Pinky, has been dj-ing house music for over nine years, ever since he was 15 years old. He was born in Portugal and raised in Winnipeg, Manitoba. He started dj-ing house music in 2006 and ever since, has been going hard and strong. Before working together on tech house with Hugo, he had been a dirty dutch DJ, focusing on extreme dutch from Amsterdam which ...
 
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This week on the show Maine and Emil talk about the weeks pro BJJ events and major news from the IBJJF. We recap F2W 154, Preview F2W 155, Quintet Fight Night 5, and FLA. In the news section we talk about how deserving the Ruotolo Brother are to be promoted to brown belt. E also talk about the IBJJF rumors that they will be adding heel hooks into N…
 
It's understandable that, with the onset of a global pandemic, commentators have looked to the past for comparisons. But Dr Seb Falk is concerned that with the easy headlines about the mortality rate or the economic damage, or even the positive transformations inspired by plagues of the past and particularly in his field, the Black Death of the med…
 
This week Maine and Zak recap the 2020 IBJJF pan championships that took place in Florida. We recap every single adult black belt final match and more action from the weekend. We also preview Fight to Win 154. In the news section of the show we talk about a number of standout grapplers that received a promotion to black belt this week. Keith Krikor…
 
This week on the show Maine, Emil, and Zak talk about Gordon Ryan Vs Matheus Diniz on WNO, we recap SUG 18, and Preview IBJJF 2020 Pans. In the news talk about potential matchups with Gordon. We jump into the recap of Whos Number One. We break down the entire match between Gordon Ryan and Matheus Diniz that saw the -99 kg and absolute ADCC champion…
 
This week on the show Maine and Emil recap Polaris Squads, Third Coast Grappling Kumite 7, Fight to Win 153, and Sapateiro Invitational Keith Krikorian Vs Emil Fischer. Also this week we preview Who’s Number One (WNO) Gordon Ryan vs Matheus Diniz, and Submission Underground (SUG) 18 Vinny Magalhães Vs Mason Fowler. In the news section of the show w…
 
This week on the show Maine and Emil recap Fight to Win 152, We preview Polaris Squads, Third Coast Grappling Kumite 7 The Women, F2W 153, and Sapatero Krikorian Vs Fischer. In the news section of the show we talk about how ADCC US trials have been postponed and how this is due to via and travel issues. We talk about the Asian ADCC Trials being pos…
 
This week on the Grappling Rewind Maine and Emil recap Third Coast Kumite 6 that features a thrilling finals match between Victor Hugo and Roberto Jimenez. We also recap Fight to Win 151 headlined by Kennedy Maciel vs Queixinho, and Tex Johnson vs Rafael Lovato Jr. We then preview F2W 152. In the news section of the show Maine and Emil discuss SUG …
 
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