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NPR News: Let Them Eat Bread: The Theft That Helped Inspire ‘Les Miserables’

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Let Them Eat Bread: The Theft That Helped Inspire ‘Les Miserables’
Anyone who has read or seen Victor Hugo’s masterpiece knows the plot turns on the theft of a simple loaf of bread. There was no sharper barometer of economic status in 19th-century France than bread.

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