"First published 1862. This translation first published by Folio Press 1976. Published by Penguin books in two volumes 1980. Reprinted in one-volume edition 1982. This edition published 2012."--T.p. verso.
Story of Valjean, the ex-convict who rises against all odds from galley slave to mayor, and the fanatical police inspector who dedicates his life to recapturing Valjean.