This book is not yet featured on Listopia. As is often the case with Victor Hugo's works, he often tends to discourage the reader towards the beginning of the novel with a long, drawn out description of seemingly mundane details, people, or circumstances.
This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923. They go year after year knowing they are going to get married, but never seem to get around to it, that becomes important a long, long time from now.
But ultimately, our heroes and heroines in this beautiful novel do progress, because at the end of the day, within our private lives, we simply must. We do not own it to ourselves, but we would draw back if we dared; and when we have advanced, we reproach ourselves for having done so.
A Romance of English History. Want to Read saving…. Mankind is a mouth, of which I am the cry. Quotes from The Man Who Laughs. I write this having just finished the last page, closed, completed, and I am breathless.
Mea Culpa che ci casco ancora. Filomena This answer contains spoilers… view spoiler [ Yes, it did.
However, like I said, the book was filled with details, character's long long long background stories and many historical events that I am not sure that they've happened. The poor guy.
Lists with This Book. I tell you, the part where ten-year-old Gwynplain is abandoned in the snow? Its eyes were shut, and the mouth open but full of snow. Oct 02, 2014 r rated it it was amazing.
Victor Hugo wrote a novel but the information in it, historical facts, French and English peerage, compachicos, are based on history, not his imagination. May 03, 2018 Dimitar rated it it was amazing.
Diana rated it it was ok Aug 23, 2010.
Should we trust everything Hugo is telling us in this book? David added it Jul 24, 2011.
This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. I highly recommend it. We have a dreadful fear of knowing it.
Ladan Sahebi added it Aug 21, 2008.