The man who laughs (Book, 2014) []
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The man who laughs

The man who laughs

Author: David Hine; Mark Stafford, (Cartoonist); Victor Hugo
Publisher: London : Self Made Hero, 2014. ©2013
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
"London, 1705. As a surrogate family of strolling players enact their nightly performance of 'Chaos vanquished', a message in a bottle, washed up after years at sea, threatens to bring chaos once again to each of their lives. To the ageing quack in charge of the troupe; to its blind and beautiful leading lady; and to Gwynplaines, the virtuous young actor whose inner nobility is masked by the mutilated face by which  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Comics (Graphic works)
Graphic novels
Comic books, strips, etc
Bandes dessinées
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Hine; Mark Stafford, (Cartoonist); Victor Hugo
ISBN: 9781906838584 1906838585
OCLC Number: 896791514
Notes: "A graphic novel"--Cover.
Description: 163 pages : chiefly colour illustrations ; 25 cm
Responsibility: written by David Hine ; illustrated by Mark Stafford ; adapted from the novel "L'homme qui rit" by Victor Hugo.


Victor Hugo's scathing indictment of the injustice and inequality within Britain's political system tells a story of Gwynplaine, the two-year-old heir to a rebel lord, who is abducted, then  Read more...


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