Les Mis: more than liberal theology
Posted: 11 Jan 2013 @ 00:16
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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