Notre Dame de Paris

For July, Bastille Day, and in recognition of the tragic fire at the Notre Dame Cathedral, we read the architecture treatise with a little plot known as Notre Dame de Paris by Victor Hugo.

Along the way Linnea rants about Baroque (or maybe Rococo) decor, and we have a good healthy debate over who is worse, Phoebus or Frollo. 


  • Disney's The Hunchback of Notre Dame

  • The French rock opera of same

  • The movie The Story of Adele H, about Victor Hugo's daughter