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Victor Hugo

Biography

Victor Hugo

Victor Hugo, in full Victor Marie Hugo was a French poet, novelist, and dramatist. He is considered the most well-known French Romantic writer.

Victor Hugo

Books by Victor Hugo

by Victor Hugo, David Hine, and Mark Stafford - Classics, Fiction, Graphic Novel

THE MAN WHO LAUGHS is the story of Gwynplaine, the two-year-old heir to a rebel lord, who is abducted upon the orders of a vindictive monarch, and whose face is mutilated into a permanent grisly grin, then abandoned. After years of living in poverty, Gwynplaine is reintroduced to the aristocratic life and resolves to become the voice of the voiceless --- whether he is heard or not. Author David Hine and artist Mark Stafford introduce Hugo’s classic to a new generation of fans in this graphic-novel adaptation of abduction, mutilation, loss, and prejudice.