Post fire, "The Hunchback of Notre Dame" tops Amazon France Bestseller list
Victor Hugo's 'The Hunchback of Notre Dame' tops the Amazon Bestseller list after the devastating fire in the cathedral. The original version became fast selling in France & English version is a bestseller in 2 sub-categories of historical fiction. French people have a tendency to turn to literature at times of national crisis. 1 passage from chapter 4 of the novel was widely quoted as a prophetic description of the fire.