Oxford Bookworms Library Level 1: Les Misérables

Oxford Bookworms Library Level 1: Les Misérables

Classics, modern fiction, non-fiction and more. Written for secondary and adult students the Oxford Bookworms Library has seven reading levels from A1-C1 of the CEFR.

France, 1815. Jean Valjean leaves prison after nineteen years. These are dangerous and troubled times, and life is hard. Valjean must begin a new life, but how can he escape his past, and his enemy, Inspector Javert? This story for Bookworms is loosely based on the famous novel Les Misérables by Victor Hugo, one of France's greatest writers. The novel was written in 1862, and the story has been retold many times - in a musical, in plays for radio and theatre, and in more than fifty films for television and cinema.

CEFR A1/A2
Word count 7,302

  • ISBN: 978-0-19-479440-4
  • Pages: 64
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Dimensions: 198x129 mm

Key features

  • Word count 7,302
  • Extensive Reading Foundation Language Learner Literature Award Winner
  • Read at a comfortable level with word count and CEFR level on every cover
  • Illustrations, photos, and diagrams support comprehension
  • Activities build language skills and check understanding
  • Glossaries teach difficult vocabulary
  • Free editable tests for every book
  • Selected Bookworms are available for your tablet or computer through the Oxford Learner's Bookshelf

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