Victor is a Google Doodle

 Victor Hugo, 1876

Victor Hugo, 1876

On this day, June 30, in 1862, Victor Hugo finished his manuscript of Les Miserables. Google has designed a doodle in honor of the event. Check it out, and while you're there, follow the links to a short Vox article about Hugo's famous digressions: fifty pages on the Battle of Waterloo, anyone? 

 Elizabeth Thompson,  Charge of the Scots Greys at Waterloo

Elizabeth Thompson, Charge of the Scots Greys at Waterloo