"He was neither grave, nor handsome, nor pompous - but simply a divinity."
-A contemporary admirer of Victor Hugo
"It is all the more unfortunate that Hugo's last novels...are
practically unobtainable in English. The two finest prose works of English literature in
French - Les Travailleurs de La Mer and L'Homme Qui Rit - have
effectively disappeared ...relegated to unrefreshed libraries and secondhand
bookshops." Graham Robb, Victor Hugo: A Biography
Pictorial hardcover. 332pps. The preferred and hard-to-find Lowell Bair translation -
first issued by Bantam as a new translation in 1962 - and with an Introduction by
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The Man Who Laughs. Pictorial
hardcover. 580pps with a new Introduction and Afterword by Shoshana Milgram. We are
pleased to bring this hard-to-find title back in print once again using the much preferred
Joseph Blamire translation which was the
basis for the NBI Press and Atlantean Press editions. Ayn Rand considered this
Hugo's best novel.
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of the Sea. Pictorial hardcover. 360pps We are pleased to bring back the
Atlantean Press edition of this title, with the preferred Isabel Hapgood translation, in a
new hardcover printing, retaining the Introduction and Afterword by Shoshana
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All Three Books.