Papillon

Papillon

By: Henri Charriere

Price: $19.95

Quantity: 100 available

Book Condition: New


An immediate sensation upon its publication in 1969, Papillon is a vivid memoir of brutal penal colonies, daring prison breaks and heroic adventure on shark-infested seas. Condemned for a murder he did not commit, Henri Charriere, nicknamed Papillon, was sent to the penal colony of French Guiana. Forty-two days after his arrival he made his first break for freedom, travelling a thousand gruelling miles in an open boat. He was recaptured and put into solitary confinement but his spirit remained untamed: over thirteen years he made nine incredible escapes, including from the notorious penal colony on Devil's Island. This edition of Papillon, one of the greatest adventure stories ever told, includes an exclusive new essay by Howard Marks.

Title: Papillon

Author Name: Henri Charriere

Categories: Heroism, Endurance & Survival, Historical Biographies, Prison, Jail, Gaol,

Publisher: UK, Harper Perennial: 2011

ISBN Number: 0007179960

ISBN Number 13: 9780007179961

Binding: Soft cover

Book Condition: New

Type: Book

Size: 19.8 x 12.9 x 3.5 cm

Kg: 0.41 Kg

Seller ID: 9780007179961

Keywords: Papillon, 0007179960, 9780007179961, Henri Charriere,