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Victor Hugo, a “man of genius”

Posted on February 26th, 2014 by The British Newspaper Archive

Novelist Victor Hugo was born on 26 February 1802. In this review of Les Miserables, the Dublin Evening Mail stated that he was “almost the only French imaginative writer of the present century who is entitled to be considered as a man of genius.” Dublin Evening Mail – Friday 17 October 1862 Image © THE […]