Latest in my #ReadingLesMis series: The radicalization of Marius Pontmercy
Gavroche and the typical Paris street urchin
Paris has the best street urchins (or at least it did in the good old days).
“It is possible to conceive of something even more terrible than a hell of suffering, and that is a hell of boredom.” #ReadingLesMis
“If such a hell exists, that stretch of the Boulevard de l’Hopital might have been the road leading to it.” #ReadingLesMis
It’s to this cheerful spot that Valjean brings Cosette. Still better than the Thenardiers’ inn, though. #ReadingLesMis
So, back to #ReadingLesMis. Left off with Valjean rescuing Cosette from the Thenardiers: