• The Hunchback of Notre Dame

  • By: Victor Hugo
  • Narrated by: George Guidall
  • Length: 22 hrs and 15 mins
  • 4.4 out of 5 stars (514 ratings)

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The Hunchback of Notre Dame

By: Victor Hugo
Narrated by: George Guidall
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Victor Hugo's The Hunchback of Notre Dame tells the sad-yet-hopeful story of Quasimodo who loved kind Esmeralda to death. This classic example of French gothic literature has inspired numerous adaptations because of its enchanting story and beloved characters. George Guidall gives a performance deserving of Hugo's masterpiece. He effortlessly handles characters' French accents and engages the listener's imagination with well-placed pauses. This audiobook is a cathartic meditation on love and loyalty, enjoyable for every moment of its 22 hours.

Publisher's summary

Quasimodo was born disfigured, hunchbacked and lame, and years spent ringing the bells of the Cathedral of Notre Dame have left him deaf, but also spared him the taunts of the cruel mobs of Paris. Now Quasimodo has fallen in love with the lovely Gypsy girl Esmeralda, the only person who ever showed pity on him - but she faces a death sentence, and only Quasimodo's pure spirit can save her. Or can he?

Translated by Catherine Liu.

Public Domain (P)1991 Recorded Books

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