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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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The Man who Laughs Part II: Book I: Chapter 1-5

Part II: Book I: The Everlasting Presence of the Past Part II: Book I; Chapter 1: Lord Clancharlie Part II: Book I; Chapter 2: Lord David Dirry-Moir Part II: Book I; Chapter 3: The Duchess Josiana Part II: Book I; … Continue reading

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The Man who Laughs Book 3, Chapters 4-6

Book 3: The Child in the Shadow Book 3, Chapter 4, Another Form of Desert Ten-Year-old-Nameless-Boy and Little Girl turn out to be in Weymouth. He is still cold and hungry and can’t find any help. He considers just giving … Continue reading

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The Man who Laughs Book 3, Chapters 1-3

Book 3: The Child in the Shadow We did it, cheers to Book 3, here’s hoping it’s better that Book Ocean is Scary Three. Also the title of this book reminds of the title of Hedgehog in the Fog, but … Continue reading

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The Man who Laughs Book 2, Chapters 14-18

Book 2: The Hooker At Sea I gotta learn Roman Numerals……….if there isn’t a Final Fantasy number to it, I don’t know it and even then. Book 2, Chapter 14; Ortach Ok, I was kind of wrong with my guess … Continue reading

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