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Notre-Dame of Paris (Penguin Classics)
by Hugo, Victor

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More commonly known as The Hunchback of Notre-Dame, Victor Hugo's Romantic novel of dark passions and unrequited love

In the vaulted Gothic towers of Notre-Dame Cathedral lives Quasimodo, the hunchbacked bellringer. Mocked and shunned for his appearance, he is pitied only by Esmerelda, a beautiful gypsy dancer to whom he becomes completely devoted. Esmerelda, however, has also attracted the attention of the sinister archdeacon Claude Frollo, and when she rejects his lecherous approaches, Frollo hatches a plot to destroy her, that only Quasimodo can prevent. Victor Hugo's sensational, evocative novel brings life to the medieval Paris he loved, and mourns its passing in one of the greatest historical romances of the nineteenth century.

John Sturrock's clear, contemporary translation is accompanied by an introduction discussing it as a passionate novel of ideas, written in defence of Gothic architecture and of a burgeoning democracy, and demonstrating that an ugly exterior can conceal moral beauty. This revised edition also includes further reading and a chronology of Hugo's life.

For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators.

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Notre-Dame of Paris (the Hunchback of Notre Dame)Notre-Dame of Paris (the Hunchback of Notre Dame) (Paperback)
Pub. Date: 1978-10-26
Publisher: Penguin Classics
Price: $3.45
Seller: Owls Books, Toledo, OH, USA
Description: All pages and cover are intact. Possible slightly loose binding, minor highlighting and marginalia, cocked spine or torn dust jacket. Maybe an ex-library copy and not include the accompanying CDs, access codes or other supplemental materials.
Condition: Good
Notre-Dame of Paris (the Hunchback of Notre Dame)Notre-Dame of Paris (the Hunchback of Notre Dame) (Trade paperback)
Pub. Date: 1978
Publisher: Penguin Group
Price: $4.17
Seller: Dream Books Company, LLC, Denver, CO, USA
Description: PLEASE READ! May have heavy wear and markings, may be missing CDs/supplemental materials. Stock photo may be different from actual cover.
Condition: Fair
 
 
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    Notre-Dame of Paris (the Hunchback of Notre Dame) (Trade paperback)
    Pub. Date: 1978
    Publisher: Penguin Group
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    Notre-Dame of Paris (the Hunchback of Notre Dame) (Trade paperback)
    Pub. Date: 1978
    Publisher: Penguin Group
    Description: Fairly worn, but readable and intact. If applicable: Dust jacket, disc or access code may not be included.

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    $4.50
    Notre-Dame of Paris (the Hunchback of Notre Dame) (Paperback)
    Pub. Date: 1978-10-26
    Publisher: Penguin Classics
    Condition: Good
    Notes: Clean, unmarked pages, some wear to cover.

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    Notre-Dame of Paris (the Hunchback of Notre Dame) (Paperback)
    Pub. Date: 1978
    Publisher: Penguin Classics
    Description: Connecting readers with great books since 1972. Used books may not include companion materials, some shelf wear, may contain highlighting/notes, and may not include cd-rom or access codes. Customer service is our top priority!
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    Notre-Dame of Paris (Penguin Classics) (Paperback)
    Pub. Date: 1978
    Publisher: Penguin Classics
    Description: Connecting readers with great books since 1972. Used books may not include companion materials, some shelf wear, may contain highlighting/notes, and may not include cd-rom or access codes. Customer service is our top priority!
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    HPB-Emerald
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    $7.99
    Notre-Dame of Paris (the Hunchback of Notre Dame) (Paperback)
    Pub. Date: 1978
    Publisher: Penguin Classics
    Condition: Good. No Jacket
    Notes: Size: 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall; Trade Paperback in Good Condition. Penguin Classics. Translated by John Sturrock. Introduction by John Sturrock. Victor Hugo, 1802-1885, a poet, novelist, and dramatist, is the most well-known French Romance writer; "Notre Dame de Paris" ("The Hunchback of Notre-Dame"), published in 1831, is Hugo's first great novel, a classic example of French romanticism--the tale of Quasimodo, his hunchback hero--one of the masterpieces of literature. The book is clean and unmarked with a light crease down the front cover, light edgewear, small chip to upper edge, pages toned, quite clean and unmarked, tight & solid glued binding. 493 pages. 5 x 7.75 pages. 1978, Penguin Classics, London, UK.

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    Notre-Dame of Paris (the Hunchback of Notre Dame) (Paperback)
    Pub. Date: 1978
    Publisher: Penguin Classics
    Description: Connecting readers with great books since 1972. Used books may not include companion materials, some shelf wear, may contain highlighting/notes, and may not include cd-rom or access codes. Customer service is our top priority!
    Condition: Good

    HPB-Ruby
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    $8.99
    Notre-Dame of Paris (the Hunchback of Notre Dame) (Paperback)
    Pub. Date: 1978
    Publisher: Penguin Classics
    Description: Connecting readers with great books since 1972. Used books may not include companion materials, some shelf wear, may contain highlighting/notes, and may not include cd-rom or access codes. Customer service is our top priority!
    Condition: Good

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    Dallas, TX, USA
    $8.99
    Notre-Dame of Paris (the Hunchback of Notre Dame) (Trade paperback)
    Pub. Date: 1978
    Publisher: Penguin Group
    Condition: Good
    Notes: Ships in a BOX from Central Missouri! May not include working access code. Will not include dust jacket. Has used sticker(s) and some writing or highlighting. UPS shipping for most packages, (Priority Mail for AK/HI/APO/PO Boxes).

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    Columbia, MO, USA
    $10.35
 
 

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Overview

More commonly known as The Hunchback of Notre-Dame, Victor Hugo's Romantic novel of dark passions and unrequited love

In the vaulted Gothic towers of Notre-Dame Cathedral lives Quasimodo, the hunchbacked bellringer. Mocked and shunned for his appearance, he is pitied only by Esmerelda, a beautiful gypsy dancer to whom he becomes completely devoted. Esmerelda, however, has also attracted the attention of the sinister archdeacon Claude Frollo, and when she rejects his lecherous approaches, Frollo hatches a plot to destroy her, that only Quasimodo can prevent. Victor Hugo's sensational, evocative novel brings life to the medieval Paris he loved, and mourns its passing in one of the greatest historical romances of the nineteenth century.

John Sturrock's clear, contemporary translation is accompanied by an introduction discussing it as a passionate novel of ideas, written in defence of Gothic architecture and of a burgeoning democracy, and demonstrating that an ugly exterior can conceal moral beauty. This revised edition also includes further reading and a chronology of Hugo's life.

For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators.

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  • PID: 16484774965
  • ISBN-13: 9780140443530
  • Publisher: Penguin Classics
  • Seller: HPB-Emerald
    Description: Connecting readers with great books since 1972. Used books may not include companion materials, some shelf wear, may contain highlighting/notes, and may not include cd-rom or access codes. Customer service is our top priority!
    Condition: Good