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I hope this book finds another reader that loves it as much as I do!!!
This is an unabridged version, which includes a number of lengthy digressions on everything from the French sewers to slang to the battle of Waterloo, weaving them back in to the story as it progresses - and it has a lot of additional character background beyond that revealed in the stage musical or most of the screen adaptations. Well worth reading!
The book's been adapted for film and TV many, many times; I've enjoyed a few of those, including the 1978 TV version, which featured Anthony Perkins as Inspector Javert. The 1935 version is of interest - the delicate-looking Fredric March seems miscast as Valjean, Charles Laughton makes an unexpectedly fragile Javert - and a young John Carradine is disturbing as Enjolras... My favorite Javert of all is Philip Quast, who sang the role in the spectacular stage-musical version of the book - though Norm Lewis' performance in more recent productions is also very good.
[There's a TV Tropes page on the book, with some entertaining tidbits.]