Written in 1831 before Hugo was forced to flee from Louis Napoleon's France. In this novel, Hugo paints a vivid portrait of medieval Paris. Quasimodo, the one-eyed, hunchbacked refugee; Esmeralda, the dancing gypsy girl, threatened by...
- Author:Hugo, VictorSummary:
- Author:Edwards, Ruth DudleySummary:
For many years Westonbury Cathedral has been dominated by a clique of High Church gays, so when Norman Cooper, an austere, intolerant, happy-clappy evangelist, is appointed dean, there is shock, outrage and fear. David Elworthy, the...
- Author:Macaulay, DavidSummary:
Reveals the how and why behind some of the most fascinating and enduring structures humankind has ever created.