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Victor Hugo In An Adventure With Interior Design

Victor Hugo In An Adventure With Interior Design

Before I start, I’d like to apologise to Gideon Defoe for unashamedly ripping off the titles of his The Pirates! In An Adventure With… books. I recently read The Pirates! In An Adventure With The Romantics and couldn’t resist because it seemed appropriate here. This morning I went to see the house of Victor Hugo, where he lived while in exile on the island of Guernsey, and where he wrote several of his novels, including at least part of Les…

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Changing Loyalties

Changing Loyalties

I was rewatching the 2012 Les Miserables adaptation today (because how better to stave off panic about my university interview tomorrow?), and I noticed something. At the three times in my life that I have been a fan of Les Mis, the three occasions it’s affected me, my favourite character has shifted. 2005 When I first saw Les Miserables, I was nine years old, and it was a school production for which my brother was in the band. It was…

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The Letter Of The Law (TCWT)

The Letter Of The Law (TCWT)

Write a letter to an antagonist. That’s what we were asked to do for TCWT this month. You know what was the hardest bit? Choosing a character who actually IS an antagonist — or rather, finding a character who was an antagonist, but fully developed enough that I cared to write a letter to them. Today is World Book Day, and I’m dressed as Éponine (pictures to come, if anyone is interested). So, let’s continue with the Les Misérables theme…

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Weird Wednesday: A Little Different

Weird Wednesday: A Little Different

I know weekends are supposed to be my free-for-all and in a way they are, with Something Sundays and whatnot. But I thought, well, Weird Wednesday, I can interpret that how I wish, can’t I? I won’t always have something to say about life or school, and there aren’t always events coming up that I can pressgang you into. So, I thought I’d talk about books. Now, my 150 Book challenge is going well, and I would have typed it…

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