«The Man Who Laughs» in French with a Parallel Translation

Book The Man Who Laughs (L'homme qui rit) in French
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Original title: 
L'homme qui rit
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Language: 
French
Difficulty: 
B2
Year: 
1869
Number of pages: 
498

"The Man Who Laughs" is one of the novels penned by the great French writer Victor Hugo in the 1860s. This is a historical novel that narrates the story of Gwynplaine, a boy disfigured by Comprachicos (Comprachicos is Hugo's term to define a criminal society engaged in child abduction). The story is set in England at the late 17th - early 18th century and is similar to the famous Cinderella.