The Hunchback of Notre-Dame

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Macmillan, Jun 15, 1996 - Fiction - 480 pages
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Tor Classics are affordably-priced editions designed to attract the young reader. Original dynamic cover art enthusiastically represents the excitement of each story. All editions are complete and unabridged, and feature Introductions and Afterwords.

This edition of The Hunchback of Notre-Dame includes a Foreword, Biographical Note, and Afterword by Elizabeth Massie.

He was Quasimodo--the bell ringer of Notre Dame. For most of his life he has been forced to live in lonely isolation in the bell tower of the famous catheral--hidden away like a beast, banished from sight, shunned and despised by all. For though he was gentle and kind, it was Quasimodo's crime to have been born hideously deformed. But one day his heart would prove to be a thing of rare beauty.

She was the dazzling Esmerelda. A dark-eyed gypsy girl who, the victim of a coward's jealous rage, is unjustly convicted of a crime she did not commit. Her sentence is death by hanging.

Only one man had the courage to save her: Quasimodo.


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Review: The Hunchback of Notre-Dame

User Review  - Corinne - Goodreads

Victor Hugo's first real novel, written under duress from his publisher!! Nevertheless, he manages to render a dark environment joyous, almost funny at times. For me, the protagonist is not Quasimodo ... Read full review

Review: The Hunchback of Notre-Dame

User Review  - Gaijinmama - Goodreads

Well, first and foremost, this is not a Disney movie! The title is a misnomer. The original French title is Notre Dame de Paris and the cathedral itself is the star of this show. The unfortunate ... Read full review

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Victor Hugo (February 26th, 1802-May 22nd, 1885) is considered one of the great writers of his time.

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