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The Life & Habits Of Victor Hugo

THE LIFE & HABITS OF VICTOR HUGO 1802 1885 It is rumoured that Hugo would combat procrastination by stripping off his clothes, giving them to his servant, then locking the door. His clothes weren't to be returned until he'd written something. Hugo fled France after Napoléon Bonaparte's coup in 1851. At this time, Hugo was the most famous living writer in Early in his career, Hugo would go out after dark and wander about for hours, composing verses or other works, which he would commit to paper the world. on his return. After lunch, Hugo would rush out to exercise, often a punishing routine in which he would run until sweaty, strip naked, jump off a rock into the sea, then lie in the sun to dry. 50 Les Misérables His most famous work is Hugo's mistress of fifty Les Misérables, published in 1862. The musical years, actress Juliette Drouet, became his secretary and travelling companion, sacrificing based on the book is the West End's longest running and is her career to follow him considered 'the world's to Guernsey. most popular musical'. "Victor Hugo was a madman who thought he was Victor Hugo" Jean Cocteau ........... .. 1851-65 Hauteville House, where Hugo never gave up his habit of early rising, Hugo lived on Guernsey nearly always up by five o'clock, writing solidly until mid-day. for over 15 years, is now a museum, preserved exactly as it was when he lived there. When he died in 1885, he was followed to his tomb by a crowd which outnumbered the normal population of Paris. ♥Journli The personal organizer built for real life. Sign up today for FREE and learn the simple secret to better organization. Find out more at: Sources Attributes Barrère, Jean-Bertrand (2014) Victor Hugo Victor-Hugo Door created by Stall T-shirt created by Yazmin Alanis Alarm clock created by Samuel Q. Green Nah, Ann (2012). Where Victor Hugo Found Freedom go-on-the-island-of-guernsey.html Sea created by Sergey Demushkin Moon and stars created by Ugur Akdemir Headstone created by Megan Sheehan Robb, Graham (1997). Victor Hugo ISBN:0330337076 All from the Noun Project Barbou, Alfred (2001) *Victor Hugo and His Times ISBN:089875478

The Life & Habits Of Victor Hugo

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Victor Hugo was a creative genius. He could lay claim to being the most famous living writer in the world in the mid-19th century and his works, such as Les Misérables and The Hunchback of Notre-Dame...


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