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The Man Who Laughs by Victor Hugo (Book Analysis): Detailed Summary, Analysis and Reading Guide

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The Man Who Laughs by Victor Hugo is a grandiose and poetic novel, in which a man who has been terribly disfigured as a child represents the fate of the people. Torn between carnal passion and pure love, struggling for his survival, hindered by his laughable face, the hero’s destiny is rich in tragedies and unexpected twists. 

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• Character studies
• Key themes and symbols
• Questions for further reflection

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