The Question and Answer section for Les Miserables is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
I might consider Cosette. She certainly comes from a harsh background yet she is always kind and compassionate. Cosette is abandoned by her father shortly after her birth. In order to earn money, Fantine was forced to leave her daughter with the...
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Valjean is an ex-convict who was imprisoned for stealing a loaf of bread. Upon his release, he finds that he is treated like an outcast everywhere he goes in Paris. Nobody will give him work and he finds himself starving and walking the streets.