The Toilers of the Sea
First published in 1866, this depiction of Man's battle with the sea and the horrible creatures lurking beneath its depths is dedicated to the Channel Island of Guernsey where it is set, and where Hugo spent 15 years in exile.
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Review: The Toilers of the SeaUser Review - Tony Gualtieri - Goodreads
Not really a novel, more a prose poem with a plot. It's full of descriptive passages and meditations on the sea, the winds, and the people who live in these elements. It also has some wise things to ... Read full review
Review: The Toilers of the SeaUser Review - Marco den Ouden - Goodreads
Been a while since I read it, but remember I liked it a lot. I must read it again some time. Read full review