[BOOKS] ✸ L'Homme ui rit ⚦ Victor Hugo – Tbjewellers.co.uk Victor Hugo's The Man Who Laughs first published under the French title L'Homme ui Rit in April 1869 is a sad and sordid tale not the sort of tale of the moment Hugo was known for It starts on the nig Victor Hugo's The Man Who Laughs first published under the French title L'Homme ui Epub / L'Homme ui rit in April is a sad and sordid tale not the sort of tale of the moment Hugo was known for It starts on the night of January a ten year old boy abandoned the stern men who've kept him since infancy have wearied of him The boy wanders barefoot and starving through a snowstorm to reach a gibbet bearing the corpse of a hanged criminal Beneath the gibbet is a ragged woman frozen to death The boy is about to move onward when he hears a sound within the woman's garments He discovers an infant girl barely alive clutching the woman's breast A single drop of frozen milk resembling a pearl is on the woman's lifeless breast.
Victor Hugo in full Victor Marie Hugo poet playwrighter novelist dramatist essayist L'Homme ui Epub / visual artist statesman human rights campaigner and perhaps the most influential exponent of the Romantic movement in France who was the most important of the French Romantic writers Though regarded in France as one of that country’s greatest poets he is better known abroad for such novels as Notre Dam.
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- 16 February 2015 Victor Hugo