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by mahlerite
Wed Jan 02, 2013 9:41 am
Forum: Victor Hugo's works
Topic: Hugo's poetry
Replies: 9
Views: 1821

Re: Hugo's poetry

I also have the Blackmore edition of Hugo’s poetry. Unfortunately, I don’t read French so I can’t really pass judgment on the quality of the text, but from the perspective of an English speaker, the poems read quite naturally. What I liked best was that the translators acknowledged that Hugo (being ...
by mahlerite
Sun Dec 30, 2012 6:57 am
Forum: Movies
Topic: Musical Movie Reviews/Discussion
Replies: 223
Views: 19295

Re: Musical Movie Reviews/Discussion

On the whole, I really enjoyed the movie. I was very impressed (as it seems most people were) by Anne Hathaway. Especially since I didn't really know that she could sing. And Eddie Redmayne's Empty Chairs had me sobbing, even though I don't generally cry very easily. I thought that his tears during ...
by mahlerite
Sun Dec 30, 2012 6:25 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello!
Replies: 8
Views: 683

Re: Hello!

Thank you everybody for all the kind welcomes!

And YoungStudentMarius: I agree! The unabridged is so much better than any of the shortened versions. You miss so much beautiful plot and prose.... I just can't believe I even tried to read the abridged version. :)
by mahlerite
Sat Dec 29, 2012 4:19 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello!
Replies: 8
Views: 683

Hello!

Hello everyone! I’ve been fascinated by Hugo for the past few years and it’s great to find a community of people so dedicated to his work. I've read a lot of posts here before joining and everyone seems very nice and exceptionally intelligent! I first encountered the book when my English class studi...

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