Demco Media, 3 iul. 2001 - 544 pagini
Papillon is a nonfiction classic -- a harrowing story of a man who is imprisoned for a murder he never committed, is sent to Devils Island off the coast of French Guiana, yet never gives up hope of escape. It is so engrossing that many may forget it is a true story, a tale of injustice, heroism, and redemption more thrilling than any novel. Now Henri Charriere's astonishing autobiography is back in print, bringing to a new generation of readers this story of survival inside several brutal prisons, of no less than 12 daring escape attempts, and ultimately of the triumph of the human spirit.
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LibraryThing ReviewComentariu Utilizator - AliceAnna - LibraryThing
Simply brilliant. The thought that this man just wrote down his experiences and was able to recall so much in such great detail is phenomenal. Add to that the fact that he wasn't a writer, but wrote ... Citiți recenzia completă
LibraryThing ReviewComentariu Utilizator - knightlight777 - LibraryThing
Having seen the famous movie so many years ago with Steve McQueen in a great performance I thought I would take a shot at the book. I wanted to get it at my local library and all they had were two ... Citiți recenzia completă