Victor Hugo, France's greatest poet and no mean novelist, orator and artist, came to Jersey in August 1852 as an exile, having been proscribed by Louis Napoleon. This book describes the daily lives of the Hugo family and the other refugees from France. This is the story of Hugo's love for Jersey as well as a record of a very important period in its history. The text is illustrated with pioneering photographs by Charles Hugo and Auguste Vacquerie. Philip Stevens' new edition will be widely welcomed, far beyond the shores of Jersey itself.