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The Hunchback of Notre Dame


Notre-Dame de Paris Also known as: The Hunchback of Notre Dame by Victor Hugo PREFACE.
Victor Hugo  --  The Hunchback of Notre Dame
  Victor Hugo’s classic tale of a Gypsy girl and Quasimodo who are victimized by corrupt priest in 1482 Paris (1831)
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Notre-Dame de Paris The Hunchback of Notre Dame
Strongly Associated with:   Victor Hugo, Les Misérables
Notes:
The English translation is called The Hunchback of Notre Dame, but it was first published as Notre-Dame de Paris in French.

The book still sells well and has been made into numerous successful films.

Accelerated Reader Level/Points:  11.8 / 38
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  • Notre-Dame de Paris Also known as: The Hunchback of Notre Dame by Victor Hugo PREFACE.
    Victor Hugo  --  The Hunchback of Notre Dame
  • What they share with Shelley’s monster is the implication that within each of us, no matter how civilized, lurk elements that we’d really prefer not to acknowledge—the exact opposite of The Hunchback of Notre Dame or "Beauty and the Beast," where a hideous outer form hides the beauty of the inner person.
    Thomas C. Foster  --  How to Read Literature Like a Professor
  • Another British choreographer, Ronald Hynd, the choreographer of The Sanguine Fan, which the London Festival Ballet performed in China back in 1979, came to Houston to do a full-length version of The Hunchback of Notre Dame.
    Li Cunxin  --  Mao’s Last Dancer
  • Whenever he spoke of something whose beauty had until then remained hidden from me, of pine-forests or of hailstorms, of Notre-Dame de Paris, of Athalie, or of Phedre, by some piece of imagery he would make their beauty explode and drench me with its essence.
    Marcel Proust  --  Swann’s Way

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  • He could have been the hunchback of Notre Dame, whom we had read about in French class.
    Alice Sebold  --  The Lovely Bones
  • As I made my way down the streets of Beaufort, I looked like a wheezing version of the Hunchback of Notre Dame.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  A Walk to Remember
  • We call him Quasimodo because he has a hump on his back like the one on the hunchback of Notre Dame, whose real name we know is Charles Laughton.
    Frank McCourt  --  Angela’s Ashes
  • I give it another try, but with my shoulder humped to keep the instrument in place, I’m certain I must look like the Hunchback of Notre Dame.
    Steve Lopez  --  The Soloist
  • When she’s upset, she pulls on the damn thing like the hunchback of Notre Dame.
    Christina Garcia  --  Dreaming in Cuban
  • Notre-Dame de Paris Also known as: The Hunchback of Notre Dame by Victor Hugo PREFACE.
    Victor Hugo  --  The Hunchback of Notre Dame

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  • The church of Notre-Dame de Paris is still no doubt, a majestic and sublime edifice.
    Victor Hugo  --  The Hunchback of Notre Dame
  • Notre-Dame de Paris is not of pure Romanesque, like the first; nor of pure Arabian race, like the second.
    Victor Hugo  --  The Hunchback of Notre Dame
  • Notre-Dame de Paris is, in particular, a curious specimen of this variety.
    Victor Hugo  --  The Hunchback of Notre Dame
  • We have just attempted to restore, for the reader’s benefit, that admirable church of Notre-Dame de Paris.
    Victor Hugo  --  The Hunchback of Notre Dame
  • Notre-Dame de Paris has not, like the Abbey of Tournus, the grave and massive frame, the large and round vault, the glacial bareness, the majestic simplicity of the edifices which have the rounded arch for their progenitor.
    Victor Hugo  --  The Hunchback of Notre Dame
  • How far it is from the epoch when Robert Cenalis, comparing Notre-Dame de Paris to the famous temple of Diana at Ephesus, *so much lauded by the ancient pagans*, which Erostatus *has* immortalized, found the Gallic temple "more excellent in length, breadth, height, and structure.
    Victor Hugo  --  The Hunchback of Notre Dame
  • There is Notre-Dame de Paris, a pointed-arch edifice, which is imbedded by its pillars in that Roman zone, in which are plunged the portal of Saint-Denis, and the nave of Saint-Germain des Prés.
    Victor Hugo  --  The Hunchback of Notre Dame
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Associated words [difficulty]:   The Hunchback of Notre Dame [8] , Victor Hugo [6] , Les Misérables [8] , Jane Eyre [4] , Heart of Darkness [5] , Moby-Dick [5] , Pride and Prejudice [5] , Robinson Crusoe [6] , The Catcher in the Rye [6] , The Count of Monte Cristo [6] , The Three Musketeers [6] , Anna Karenina [7] , Doctor Zhivago [7] , Great Expectations [7] , Gulliver’s Travels [7] , Little Women [7] , Lolita (the novel) [7] , Middlemarch [7] , Paradise Lost [7] , The Grapes of Wrath [7] , The Joy Luck Club [7] , A Tale of Two Cities [8] , Adventures of Huckleberry Finn [8] , Crime and Punishment [8] , Les Misérables [8] , Lord of the Flies [8] , Madame Bovary [8] , Mrs. Dalloway [8] , Of Mice and Men [8] , Pygmalion [8] , Rip Van Winkle [8] , Sense and Sensibility [8] , Slaughterhouse-Five [8] , The Brothers Karamazov [8] , The Color Purple [8] , The Great Gatsby [8] , The Last of the Mohicans [8] , The Metamorphosis [8] , The Old Man and the Sea [8] , The Scarlet Letter [8] , Uncle Tom’s Cabin [8] , Wuthering Heights [8] , Animal Farm [9] , Bleak House [9] , Canterbury Tales [9] , One Hundred Years of Solitude [9] , The Adventures of Tom Sawyer [9] , The Call of the Wild [9] , The Sound and the Fury [9] , The Sun Also Rises [9] , The War of the Worlds [9]
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