Welcome to the website for "The Les Misérables Reading Companion," where you'll find all the episodes of this podcast about Victor Hugo's Les Misérables, plus extras relating to what I've discussed there.
This page is a work in progress. Come back early and often for updates!
The comment function on this page was giving us trouble--comments disappearing, that sort of thing--so I've shut it off...
BUT DON'T BE DISCOURAGED! You can share your thoughts about the book on Facebook or Twitter at the links below.
I still very much look forward to reading your comments! (Unless you're a troll; I will exercise ruthless editorial authority when it comes to trolls!)
It is, alas, not free to make and keep this available for you. Up-front costs included recording equipment, music, and a domain name, and Web hosting is a monthly expense. None of it is huge, but if you can help, I would be grateful.
If I find all my costs are covered and your generous donations continue to come in, I will donate the surplus. For now, I’ve selected the following charities, inspired by the early part of Les Misérables:
The Podcast about Victor Hugo's Les Misérables. In each episode, I will comment on a section of the book, to make it a bit less daunting, and hopefully help you enjoy it a bit more. I am a professor, but this podcast is created with a non-academic, non-expert, non-French-speaking audience in mind--that is, anyone who'd like to dive into this classic!