Dak Reads Les Misérables / FANTINE: Book 1 and 2

In which Jean Valjean can’t catch a break. As soon as he steps into town everybody knows he’s a dangerous convict. Seriously. I guess gossip has had a way of travelling like wildfire since the dawn of time. As soon as he attempts to grab a bite to eat with legit money, he’s turned out on the street and everybody and their brother knows he’s a con. (Valjean can’t even get a job without being cheated out of half his due pay. He should have applied at the Wendy’s I used to work at.) Read More

Dak Reads Les Misérables / FANTINE: Book 3

About: Dak reads Les Misérables and recaps it here, so that she may better retain the information. Things not to expect: deep literary analysis. Things to expect: Spoilers. All the spoilers. Book 3: In Which We Are Introduced to Fantine and her Posse So, let’s leave Jean ValJean behind for a while and learn all Read More

Dak Reads Les Misérables / FANTINE: Book 4

About: Dak reads Les Misérables and recaps it here, so that she may better retain the information. Things not to expect: deep literary analysis. Things to expect: Spoilers. All the spoilers. BOOK 4: The Sergeant of Waterloo In which we meet the Thénardiers. They own an inn outside of Paris in Montfermeil. It is called Read More

Dak Reads Les Misérables / FANTINE: Book 5

About: Dak reads Les Misérables and recaps it here, so that she may better retain the information. Things not to expect: deep literary analysis. Things to expect: Spoilers. All the spoilers. BOOK 5: BEAD BUSINESS A little background on Montrieul sur Mer…apparently the main form of industry in this town at the time was bead Read More

Dak Reads Les Misérables / FANTINE: Book 6

About: Dak reads Les Misérables and recaps it here, so that she may better retain the information. Things not to expect: deep literary analysis. Things to expect: Spoilers. All the spoilers. BOOK 6: Wolf Puppy! In which Javert even refers to himself in the third person in the book. M. Madeline takes Fantine to the Read More

Dak Reads Les Misérables / FANTINE: Book 7

About: Dak reads Les Misérables and recaps it here, so that she may better retain the information. Things not to expect: deep literary analysis. Things to expect: Spoilers. All the spoilers. BOOK 7: Remember That Guy Who Stole That Bread? So, now we are going to learn about some events in which nobody really actually Read More

Dak Reads Les Misérables / FANTINE: Book 8

About: Dak reads Les Misérables and recaps it here, so that she may better retain the information. Things not to expect: deep literary analysis. Things to expect: Spoilers. All the spoilers. BOOK 8: Javert Gets His Man…for a second Somehow I forgot to mention that this whole ordeal in the last chapter has turned Valjean’s hair Read More

Dak Reads Les Misérables / COSETTE: Book 1

About: Dak reads Les Misérables and recaps it here, so that she may better retain the information. Things not to expect: deep literary analysis. Things to expect: Spoilers. All the spoilers. BOOK 1: A Little History We are now on Part 2 of the story, called “Cosette”. I thought we were starting out with Jean Read More

Dak Reads Les Misérables / COSETTE: Book 2

About: Dak reads Les Misérables and recaps it here, so that she may better retain the information. Things not to expect: deep literary analysis. Things to expect: Spoilers. All the spoilers. BOOK 2: The Devil Came to Montfermeil    You guys are not going to believe what just happened while we were over in Belgium Read More

Dak Reads Les Misérables / COSETTE: Book 3

About: Dak reads Les Misérables and recaps it here, so that she may better retain the information. Things not to expect: deep literary analysis. Things to expect: Spoilers. All the spoilers. BOOK 3: Simply having a Terrible Christmas Time So, I don’t know why I got so bogged down in the details of this chapter. Read More