The only anecdote that I know about Hugo's love life involves the time that his wife got too friendly with another man. Thus (according to my teacher) begins Hugo's penchant for mistresses?
SylvieProuvaire1832 wrote:The only anecdote that I know about Hugo's love life involves the time that his wife got too friendly with another man. Thus (according to my teacher) begins Hugo's penchant for mistresses?
I think I remember reading that...
I personally think Marius/Cosette is sweet and cute and generally harmless, but I have a friend who hates both of them. She finds the way Cosette and Marius treated Valjean at the end completely unforgivable...I think it has to do with her own parental situation; her mother died of cancer a few years ago and I think she hates seeing them treat a parent like that.
Frédéric Dumont wrote:How about your best friend, did you ever explain that to him?
Ulkis wrote:Speaking of Marius and Cosette, one of the few moments Hugo doesn't sketch out is the first time Cosette knows Valjean knows about Marius, or Valjean tells Cosette he knows about Marius, whichever. You gotta wonder if Valjean broached the subject himself, which would be super awkward for Valjean, poor fellow, and in that case, if he just passively aggressively was kinda like, "so, seeing anyone lately? Maybe in garden? Chatting up anyone?" Cosette:
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