Listen: Victor Hugo And Napoleon discussed on Here & Now
"Could ask for sanctuary. We'll talk more about what Victor Hugo was saying in the book, and what the film showed us about not too dumb. So it's absolutely love story to the church and to this building. But Victor, Hugo is not someone who is a fervent Catholic in this moment. And so in part with the book is about is thinking. About the structure, and why it matters in a world where kings and religion don't exist in the same way anymore. So you have to remember that Victor Hugo's reading after the French revolution. He's young man. He writes this book and sees the tunnels of Napoleon the tumbled of the restoration and"