¿Quién fue Victor Hugo? Mario Vargas Llosa se adentra en la novela Los Miserables desde la perspectiva del lector agudo, del entusiasta, del creador que sabe cómo se construye una gran obra. Encontramos así los secretos mecanismos que movieron la pluma de Victor Hugo para crear la gran novela romántica francesa.English Description:Mario Vargas Llosa immerges himself in the novel Les Misérables from the perspective of the avid reader, the enthusiastic one, the creator that knows how a great work is constructed; therefore finding the secret mechanisms that moved Victor Hugo’s pen. This work is not a book about another book; instead, Vargas Llosa reveals the keys with which the French narrator made his creation. He discovers the tracks that speak of a writer, a political man but above all, a human Victor Hugo; just another character in the novel than knows to disguise himself as narrator or protagonist but also knows how to disappear without leaving trace.