56. Notre Dame of Paris | Victor Hugo | PodNu Podcasts & Book Insights




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On April 15, 2019, the Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, located on the City Island of Banks of the Seine, France, was engulfed by a sudden raging fire.


Many people sighed, feeling that they hadn't had a chance to see the enormous and colorful rose windows.


Why is this splendid Gothic church so longing for the world?


As early as more than a hundred years ago, when the young romantic writer Victor Hugo visited Notre Dame de Paris, he found a hand-carved word - ἈΝÁΓΚΗ in the dark corner of the clock tower.


The word deeply touched Hugo, who, while wandering in the reverberating bells, came up with a heart-pounding saga that also reflected the world of Paris in the 15th century.


Hugo described the cathedral as "a vast symphony in stone," which played a Parisian elegy about the heroine Esmeralda's love-hate relationship with three men.


They can't love each other. Some people become demons because of love, some people are obsessed with love, and some people love soberly.


In the novel, Hugo uses contrast and exaggerated writing style to write the ultimate good and evil, revealing the complexity of human nature and the root of the character's tragedy, none of which is too deep...


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