Gregory Stevens Cox: Victor Hugo Explores Guernsey

Part of the Guernsey Literary Festival!

In the 1860s Victor Hugo, following five well-established tourist routes, made more than 200 carriage drives exploring Guernsey’s country parishes.

His early explorations informed his essay L’Archipel de la Manche – intended as an introduction to The Toilers of the Sea.  Victor Hugo Explores Guernsey (extensively illustrated with images of the period) follows the routes that Hugo took, the diversions he made, and relates them to his writings.

4pm - 5pm

Tickets £6/£4

Held in the Literary Festival Hub in Market Square

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