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by Patrick O'Brian,Henri Charriere
In Banco, Henri Charriere tells the gripping story of his years on the loose in Venezuela after his escape from Devil’s Island.
Sentenced to life imprisonment in the penal colony of French Guiana, he became obsessed with one goal: escape. After planning and executing a series of treacherous yet failed attempts over many years, he was eventually sent to the notorious prison, Devil's Island, a place from which no one had ever escaped.
Книга жанра: Детективы, Триллеры. Читать онлайн в библиотеке Booksonline. Translated from the French by Patrick O'Brien. To the memory of Dr. Alex Guibert-Germain, to Madame Alex Guibert-Germain, to my countrymen, the Venezuelans, to my French, Spanish, Swiss, Belgian, Italian, Yugoslav, German, English, Greek, American, Turkish, Finnish, Japanese, Israeli, Swedish, Czechoslovak, Danish, Argentine, Colombian, and Brazilian friends, and all those friends who are faceless but who have done me the honor of writing to me. Translator's Introduction.
by Henri Charrière · Patrick O'Brian. Because for those who love with heart and soul there is no such thing as separation. Celebrate the joys of Patrick O'Brian's acclaimed Aubrey/Maturin series with this delightful cookbook, full of the food and drink that so often complement Jack Aubrey and Stephen Maturin's travels. Collected here are authentic and practical recipes for su. Adieux: A Farewell to Sartre.
Despite his resolve to become an honest man, Charrière is soon involved in hair-raising exploits with goldminers, gamblers, bank-robbers, revolutionaries - robbing and being robbed, his lust for life as strong as ever. He also runs night-clubs in Caracas until an earthquake ruins him in 1967 - when he decides to write the book that brings him international fame
ЛитРес: Исследования. Читать онлайн бесплатно. Автор:Henri Charriere. Since you like the idea of Caracas, go there: but I hope you’ll have the sense to live the city life without falling into any of its traps.
But, before I leave Henri Charrière to tell his own story, perhaps I may be permitted to say a word about the translation
Читать онлайн бесплатно. But, before I leave Henri Charrière to tell his own story, perhaps I may be permitted to say a word about the translation. and complicate my task.