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4.2 out of 54.2 out of 54.2 out of 54.2 out of 54.2 out of 5 4.20 (5 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Victor Hugo Narrator: Laura Garcia Publisher: Yoyo USA Format: Abridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: March 2006 ISBN:
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La tragedia de un muchacho deformado. Victor Hugo logro en El Hombre Que Rie una de las novelas mas personales, al tiempo que una de las historias mas dramaticas de toda la literatura. Su protagonista es un muchacho secuestrado por roba-ninos, que han deformado su cara en tal forma que esta ostenta una permanente sonrisa, independientemente de como se sienta. Despues de una vida de aventuras, logra recuperar sus derechos, pero cuando en uso de ellos lanza una pieza brillante de oratoria para describir los sufrimientos de los otros, su cara deforme hace creer que esta echando un chiste y todos se ríen de el.

The protagonist of this book is a boy kidnapped by child robbers that have deformed his face in such form that he has a permanent smile. After a life of adventures, he manages to recover his birthright, but when he makes a brilliant speech to describe the sufferings of the others, his deformed face makes everybody think that he's telling a joke and all laugh at him.

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Listener Opinions

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Robin | 1/3/2011

    " A bit different and disturbing, but still great Hugo. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Munkhtuya | 8/23/2010

    " very sad ending. it is very hard thar your face shows different than what you feel. how cruel and closed some people are.. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Michael | 3/3/2010

    " Victor Hugo is my favorite author. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Marie | 2/18/2010

    " Encore un de mes livres préférés "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Sonia | 2/14/2010

    " En réalité, je n'ai jamais terminé ce roman. J'ai dû faire une overdose de Victor Hugo à un certain moment. Cela dit, c'est une très belle histoire, très triste aussi. "

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Author Victor Hugo

Victor Hugo (1802–1885) was a poet, novelist, dramatist, and leader of the romantic movement in France. He also played an active part in political life. His literary works best known in English include Les Misérables, The Hunchback of Notre Dame, and Ninety-Three.