Les Misérables Spread

365 Tarot Spreads: Revealing the Magic in Each Day - Sasha Graham 2014

Les Misérables Spread

On This Day

Hugo was planning a novel on social misery and injustice as early as 1830, >but Les Misérables would take seventeen years to become realized and published. Clearly, it was worth the wait.

Victor Hugo was born on this day in 1802. Author of The Hunchback of Notre Dame and Les Misérables, Hugo is widely regarded as the most famous French Romantic writer and poet.

Summation of Spread

The Justice card connects to a sense of social justice and knowing the difference between right and wrong. Sadly, it is those without a voice who often go undetected by the sword of Justice.

Set in nineteenth-century France, Les Misérables is the story of Jean Valjean. Hunted by the ruthless policeman Javert, he agrees to care for factory worker Fatine’s daughter, Cosette. This decision will alter their lives forever. The Les Misérables Spread is based on themes found in the novel and musical adaptation.

Cast Your Cards

1. Forgiveness: Who need I forgive?

2. Self Sacrifice: What is worth everything to me?

3. Prejudice: What hidden prejudice do I hold?

4. Plight of Women: How can I help women in need?

5. Social Issues: What social issue do I care about most?

6. Poverty: How can I help break cycles of poverty?

7. Fight: What is worth fighting for?

8. Dream: What do I dream of?

9. Hope: What is the greatest good possible?

10. Compassion: What breeds compassion?

11. Philanthropy: What small step can I take to heal the world?