El Hombre Que Rie [The Man Who Laughs]

Narrated by: Laura Garcia
Length: 2 hrs and 16 mins
4.5 out of 5 stars (2 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

La tragedia de un muchacho deformado. Victor Hugo logro en El Hombre Que Rie una de las novelas mas personales, al tiempo que una de las historias mas dramaticas de toda la literatura. Su protagonista es un muchacho secuestrado por roba-ninos, que han deformado su cara en tal forma que esta ostenta una permanente sonrisa, independientemente de como se sienta. Despues de una vida de aventuras, logra recuperar sus derechos, pero cuando en uso de ellos lanza una pieza brillante de oratoria para describir los sufrimientos de los otros, su cara deforme hace creer que esta echando un chiste y todos se ríen de el.

The protagonist of this book is a boy kidnapped by child robbers that have deformed his face in such form that he has a permanent smile. After a life of adventures, he manages to recover his birthright, but when he makes a brilliant speech to describe the sufferings of the others, his deformed face makes everybody think that he's telling a joke and all laugh at him.

©2002 Disonex S.A. (P)2002 Disonex S.A.

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