Author: Charles Dickens
Paperback: 269 page(s)
Age Range: 9 - 12
Ontario curriculum: Language - Reading
"The Hunchback of Notre Dame" is set in medieval Paris, at the Cathedral of Notre-Dame where Quasimodo is th hideously deformed and hunchbacked bell ringer. Quasimodo has a passion for stunning gypsy girl, Esmeralda. And his adoptive father, Archdeacon Frollo, is also tormented by a lustful desire for her. As Frollo's unrequited love deteriorates into obession, the story continues toward its tragic climax. Victor Hugo's historical romance, "The Hunchback of Notre Dame," has had a powerful effect on generations of readers ever since its publication in 1831.This book has both original English text and its Korean translation is in the latter section. Some lighter editions might not have the full contents of the original works, these books certainly will help and entertain the readers who want to read and at the same time study languages.