Hunchback Of Notre Dame (eBook)
de Victor Hugo
Sobre o livro
This historically significant novel of love and betrayal led to a renewed interest in preserving the grand architecture of Paris.Victor Hugo'sThe Hunchback of Notre Damewas written in 1831, at a time when the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris was falling into disrepair. This epic novel helped spark a preservationist movement that led to the cathedral being restored to its full glory. Set in 1482, the story tells of how four menthe hunchbacked bell-ringer, Quasimodo; the archdeacon of Notre Dame, Claude Frollo; the dashing soldier Phoebus de Chateaupers; and the poet Pierre Gringoirevie for the love of Esmeralda, a young Romani woman. As the story unfolds, readers come to realize that the focus of the story is not only on the human characters but on the grand cathedral itself.