Dak Reads Les Misérables / FANTINE: Book 1 and 2

In any case, the ladies are in a flutter over the stolen silverware the next morning. The Bishop remains unconcerned and makes inquiries about what other forms of cutlery they have. He is possibly the chillest dude ever, and does a little contemplation of his own.  Does the silver really belong to them and not the poor in the first place? Either way, ValJean is caught in short order and returned to the Bishop’s doorstep in the clutches of some gendarmes so they can get the real story. 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