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Les Mis: more than liberal theology

Victor Hugo's novel dramatises his liberating faith, argues George Pattison

SOME 60 million people have seen the musical version of Victor Hugo's 1862 novel Les Misérables, and this success is now being translated into a film version that stars Russell Crowe, Hugh Jackman, and Anne Hathaway. It opens in cinemas today.

Like many a great epic tale, it involves war, revolution, star-crossed lovers, lost children, and some cliff-hanging moments. But Hugo's novel is ...

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