Book of the Week is an Arts programme.

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Book of the Week

David Bellos tells the compelling story of how Victor Hugo's classic novel conquered the world. Abridged by Eileen Horne. While narrating Victor Hugo's fall from grace in France, Bellos begins to decode his epic, exploring the meaning of colours and money in the context of Hugo's time.

Genre: Arts

When is Book of the Week next on TV?

It's next showing on BBC Radio 4 Today, 9:45am and on BBC Radio 4 Tomorrow, 12:30am. See more...

Main Cast

Kate Harper
Alibe Parsons
Stephen Critchlow
Kennie A. Andrews
Rhashan Stone