After the fire disaster of Notre-Dame Victor Hugo classic "The hunchback of Notre-Dame has climbed to" the top of the sales charts at Online retailer Amazon in France. Now, the 1831 novel published will help to repair the fire damage to the Cathedral.
In the "books" category of the shipping dealer, the novel on Wednesday in various editions on positions one, three, five, seven, and eight of the most sold products.
Hugo immortalized the Cathedral with his novel in the literature. The later often filmed story, with the original French title "Notre Dame de Paris" is from the hunchback bell-ringer Quasimodo and his love for the beautiful Esmeralda in Paris of the 15. Century.
Quasimodo, illustrated by Antoine Joseph Wiertz. Image: Hulton Archive/
publisher-in-chief Antoine Gallimard of the Madrigall group, announced on the radio station France Inter, a special edition of the paperback edition of 30'000 copies. In spite of a reduction in the price of the publishing house with 50'000 to 100'000 Euro, which should contribute to a "modest way" for the reconstruction of the Church expect. Other publishers announced also reprints with reconstruction contribution.
In the world-famous Cathedral had erupted on Monday evening in a fire, it was damaged.
Created: 17.04.2019, 12:58 PM