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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

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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...

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