Victor Hugo's scathing indictment of the injustice and inequality within Britain's political system tells a story of abduction, mutilation, loss and prejudice.
The narrative follows Gwynplaine, the two-year-old heir to a rebel lord, who is abducted upon the orders of a vindictive monarch, who has him mutilated (to produce a permanent, grisly smile), then abandoned.
After years of living frugally he is re-introduced to the aristocratic life, and resolves to become the voice of the voiceless, whether he is heard or not.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 160 pages, 160 colour illustrations
- Publisher: SelfMadeHero
- Publication Date: 08/04/2013
- Category: Comics and Graphic Novels
- ISBN: 9781906838584