The Hunchback of Notre Dame by Victor Hugo

The Hunchback of Notre Dame by Victor Hugo

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THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME (also NOTRE-DAME DE PARIS) is one of Victor Hugo's most celebrated works, the other being LES MISÉRABLES.

Set in Paris during the 1400s, the story revolves around Notre-Dame de Paris, the famous cathedral of the city. The main character is Quasimodo, the deformed and hunchbacked bell-ringer of the cathedral. Viewed as a…  See more details below

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THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME (also NOTRE-DAME DE PARIS) is one of Victor Hugo's most celebrated works, the other being LES MISÉRABLES.

Set in Paris during the 1400s, the story revolves around Notre-Dame de Paris, the famous cathedral of the city. The main character is Quasimodo, the deformed and hunchbacked bell-ringer of the cathedral. Viewed as a monster by most of the inhabitants of Paris, Quasimodo is actually kind-hearted and in love with the beautiful Esmeralda, who has attracted the attentions of several other men. When Esmeralda is implicated in the death of one of her suitors, Quasimodo tries to rescue her.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940013606913
Publisher:
Halcyon Press Ltd.
Publication date:
07/07/2011
Series:
Halcyon Classics , #1
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Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
2 MB

Meet the Author

Victor-Marie Hugo (1802-1885) was a French poet, artist, playwright, novelist, republican, and civil rights champion. His works LES MISÉRABLES and THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE-DAME are read widely throughout the world. Although for much of his life he was a Catholic and a monarchist, Hugo's views began to change after the 1848 revolutions. Later in life he was a dedicated republican and freethinker.

Brief Biography

Date of Birth:
February 26, 1802
Date of Death:
May 22, 1885
Place of Birth:
Besançon, France
Place of Death:
Paris, France
Education:
Pension Cordier, Paris, 1815-18

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The master work of one of the greatest authors of all time. Truly inspiring!
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It took a long time for me to catch up with it, but now that I have the leisure, I'm enjoying it very much.
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