Book Cover of Ninety-Three

Ninety-Three

by Victor Hugo

It follows the lives of three men from different sides of the conflict. The novel is a powerful exploration of the human condition and the moral dilemmas that arise in times of political upheaval. Hugo's prose is masterful in its ability to convey the complexity and tragedy of the revolution, as well as the bravery and heroism of those who fought for their beliefs. The characters in "Ninety-Three" are deeply flawed and nuanced, reflecting the reality of a society in turmoil. From the idealistic young revolutionary to the cynical aristocrat, each character is given their own unique voice and perspective on the events of the revolution. Despite its historical setting, "Ninety-Three" remains relevant today as a meditation on the nature of power, justice, and freedom. Hugo's commentary on the human condition is timeless, and his insights into the consequences of political violence are as relevant now as they were in the 19th century. In addition to its literary merit, "Ninety-Three" also has historical significance as a reflection of the French Revolution and its aftermath. Hugo's portrayal of the revolution and its leaders offers a valuable insight into the social and political forces that shaped the modern world. Overall, "Ninety-Three" is a must-read for anyone interested in literature, history, or politics. Its powerful themes and vivid characters make it a timeless classic that will continue to resonate with readers for generations to come.

Book Details

Language

English

Original Language

French

Published In

1874

Author

Victor Hugo image

Victor-Marie Hugo was a French poet, novelist, and dramatist of the Romantic Movement. During a literary career that spanned more than sixty years, he wrote abundantly in an exceptional variety of gen...

More on Victor Hugo

Listen/Download Audiobook

Read by:
00:00
Playback Speed 1.0
00:00
  • Select Speed

Related books

The Wing of Azrael, Volume 3 Cover image

The Wing of Azrael, Volume 3 by Mona Caird

Step into the mesmerizing world of "The Wing of Azrael, Volume 3" by Mona Caird, where passion and societal constraints collide in a tapestry of human...

The Fates of the Princes of Dyfed Cover image

The Fates of the Princes of Dyfed by Cenydd Morus

Step into a world of medieval chivalry, where the fate of kingdoms hangs in the balance and the destinies of princes intertwine with the threads of ti...

Masters of the Vortex Cover image

Masters of the Vortex by E. E. Smith

This is a captivating science fiction novel that transports readers to the far reaches of space, where ancient secrets, advanced civilizations, and co...

The Dinner Club Cover image

The Dinner Club by Sapper

The book follows the lives of six individuals who form a dining club where each member must host and provide an unusual topic of discussion. However,...

El tesoro de Gaston Cover image

El tesoro de Gaston by Emilia Pardo Bazán

Sumérgete en las páginas de "El tesoro de Gastón" de Emilia Pardo Bazán y descubre un mundo de misterio y pasión que te cautivará desde el primer inst...

The Golden Canyon Cover image

The Golden Canyon by G. A. Henty

"Embark on a riveting adventure through uncharted territory as The Golden Canyon reveals hidden treasures and life-altering choices." The Golden Canyo...

Cradock Nowell Vol. 1 Cover image

Cradock Nowell Vol. 1 by Richard Doddridge Blackmore

A timeless classic that weaves together love, betrayal, and the pursuit of justice. Set against the backdrop of a picturesque landscape, this enthrall...

Dreams Cover image

Dreams by Olive Schreiner

In her haunting and visionary collection of short stories, Dreams, Olive Schreiner explores the inner lives of women in Victorian-era South Africa, gr...

The Green Mirror Cover image

The Green Mirror by Hugh Walpole

The book follows the story of young Englishman Richard Herbert, who inherits a small fortune from his uncle and decides to travel to Italy. However, h...

Little Dorrit Cover image

Little Dorrit by Charles Dickens

Little Dorrit is a novel by Charles Dickens, originally published in serial form between 1855 and 1857. The story features Amy Dorrit, youngest child...

Reviews for Ninety-Three

No reviews posted or approved, yet...