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The Man Who Laughs

The Man Who Laughs
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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 aging quack in charge of the troupe; to its blind and beautiful leading lady; and to Gwynplaine, the virtuous young actor whose inner nobility is masked by the mutilated face by which a grotesque, perverse and corrupt society defines him: "The Man Who Laughs".   In David Hine and Mark Stafford's adaptation, Victor Hugo's impassioned, outrageous and bizarre 19th-century novel – the inspiration behind The Joker in  Batman – has found an ideal new form.

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Page Count
170 Pages
Print Release Date
18 April 2013
Digital Release Date
10 October 2018
Age Rating
15+ Only
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