The Hunchback of Notre-Dame (Collins Classics)

by Victor Hugo (Author)
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‘Love is like a tree, it grows of its own accord, it puts down deep roots into our whole being.’


Set in medieval Paris, against the backdrop of the brooding Cathedral of Notre-Dame, Hugo’s take on the classic story of Beauty and the Beast tells of the hunchbacked, grotesque bellringer, Quasimodo. Rejected by Parisian society because of his appearance, Quasimodo resides in Notre-Dame, harbouring a love for the only woman that pities him, a gypsy named Esmerelda. However, a sinister archdeacon also covets Esmerelda, and when his advances are spurned, he seeks to destroy her.


Book Details

Publication Date
May 31, 2012
Publisher
Collection
ISBN
9780007477371
Paper ISBN
9780007902132