. I've yet to read it, but I am loathe to, because I am aware of the context it was written in, and the general subject matter. Even if there are or appears to be Christian messages, Victor Hugo himself became increasingly anti-Catholic and deistic as he grew older. Even if you hate Catholicism, you cannot deny the man was hardly Christian.
Are you a Protestant?
But really, it's not just that. It is extremely questionable putting modern novels like Redeeming Love
and The Shack
in a list like that. Perhaps they may be good novels, but I highly doubt that. And while Lewis and Tolkien are better fits on the list, they make up too much of it,.