The Hunchback of Notre-Dame

The Hunchback of Notre-Dame Cover

The Hunchback of Notre-Dame

By Victor Hugo; Catherine Liu (Translator); Elizabeth Mccracken (Introduction by)

Modern Library, Mass Market Paperback, 9780345472427, 576pp.

Publication Date: November 2, 2004


In the dark world of medieval Paris, the deformed bell-ringer of Notre Dame Cathedral heroically fights to save the life of a beautiful Gypsy girl about to be unjustly executed. Told with simple vocabulary and set in large type, this adaptation of the classic tale is perfectly suited for young readers.  

About the Author
Catherine Liu is an associate professor in the cultural studies and comparative literature department at the University of Minnesota. She is the author of "Copying Machines: Taking Notes for the Automaton" and a novel, "Oriental Girls Desire Romance."

Elizabeth McCracken is the author of "Niagara Falls All Over Again" and "The Giant's House." She lives in Massachusetts. "From the Trade Paperback edition."

Praise For The Hunchback of Notre-Dame

“What a beautiful thing Notre-Dame is!” —Gustave Flaubert