The Hunchback of Notre Dame
By: Victor Hugo
Van Antwerp Middle School
A great classic I read this year was The Hunchback of Notre Dame. This book
was written by Victor Hugo.
The Hunchback of Notre Dame was very exciting. It was a book about a deformed
man that was deaf. He worked in a church in Notre Dame. He would ring the
bell in the church's tower. The Hunchback was a very nice man deep down
inside, but it was hard for people to judge him by anything other than his
ugliness. People make fun of him and he doesn't like it.
One day a very beautiful girl gets into some trouble and is made to be executed
in the city and the hunchback tries to save her. That's the main plot of
Some good things about the book are the descriptions of characters, especially
Quasimodo, the hunchback. The descriptions of the characters feeling are
very well written also. An example is how the author describes what Quasimodo
is really like as a person, and that he thinks and feels just like everyone
If you want to read an exciting book, that you won't regret reading, this
is the one.
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