Listened to the latest episode of the Reading Companion. Up to the introduction of Patron-Minette & the "Jondrette" family.

1. Wow, the callback to the miner's candlestick from back in Digne (lost in the Denny translation).

2. I hadn't made the connection between Éponine's 1st & Fantine's last appearances.

3. Three times through the book & I never caught on to the implications of just how far Thénardier goes in exploiting his daughters. Ugh.

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