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The Man who Laughs Conclusions

There are actually a few other version of The Man who Laughs including one from 1921 and 1971 but the 1928 is the most well know, the 1966 is the most infamous and the 2012 is the most recent, so … Continue reading

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1928 version of The Man who Laughs

I just finished watching the 1928 The Man Who Laughs. Maybe it’s that I have a low attention span for silent films based on books I don’t really like or maybe it was because I have been on a crazy … Continue reading

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The Man who Laughs Part II: Book 9 and Conclusion

The Man who Laughs Part II:  Book 9; In Ruins                                                & The Man who Laughs Part II: … Continue reading

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The Man who Laughs Part II: Book 8: Chapters 1-8

The Man who Laughs Part II:  Book 8: The Capital and things around it I am not opposed to learning about British history, I’m opposed to it interrupting my boring story. Seriously, most of this part of the book is … Continue reading

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You’re Invited to the Wedding of Phoebus and Fleur de Lys

Unlike Esmeralda and Gringoire’s wedding, the nuptials of  Phoebus and Fleur de Lys isn’t really presented in the book but mentioned as a bitter joke. At the end Hugo tells us of all the tragic endings the characters have even … Continue reading

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The Man who Laughs Part II: Book 5: Chapters 1-5

The Man who Laughs Part II:  Book 5: The Sea and fate are Moved by the Same Breathe Ok, I have to say before I get into this part of the book I read it like a few days ago … Continue reading

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The Man who Laughs Part II: Book 4; Chapters 1-7

The Man who Laughs Part II: Book 4: The Cell of Torture Much like Hunchback we get a torture scene though it’s pretty different. First let me backtrack a little bit. Back in Book 3 there was this chapter called … Continue reading

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The Man who Laughs Part II: Book 3: Chapters 1-9

The Man who Laughs Part II: Book 3: The Beginning of the Fissure Where most authors who have the plot kick in anywhere from 1 to 25% of the way through the book, Victor Hugo, with his 1860’s style dares … Continue reading

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The Man who Laughs Part II: Book 2: Chapter 1-12

Gwynplaine and Dea Well, well, well  our dear pal of Ten-Year-Old-Nameless-Boy has a name and it’s Gwynplaine, I’m going to have so much fun typing that, copy & paste powers activate! Anyway much like Quasimodo, Gwynplaine is rather deformed and … Continue reading

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The Man who Laughs Part II: Book I: Chapter 6-8

Part II:  Book I: The Everlasting Presence of the Past Part II:  Book I: Chapter 6: Barkilphedro Ok, I’m REALLY disappointed that Barkiphedro isn’t a puppy-dog. Instead he is old guy who is a spy for Queen Anne on her … Continue reading

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