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The Hunchback of Notre-Dame
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Victor Hugo et son temps (1881)
Author Victor Hugo
Original title Notre-Dame de Paris
Illustrator Luc-Olivier Merson (original)
Country France
Language French
Genre Romanticism
Publisher Gosselin
Publication date
14 January 1831

The Hunchback of Notre Dame (French: Notre-Dame de Paris, "Our Lady of Paris") is a 1831 French novel written by Victor Hugo. It is set in 1482 in Paris, in and around the cathedral of Notre Dame de Paris. The story is about a poor Gypsy girl (Esmeralda) and a bell-ringer (Quasimodo) who was raised by the archdeacon (Claude Frollo).

, 1888 English translation by Isabel Florence Hapgood (plain text and HTML)

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