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Here at last is the sensational sequel to PAPILLON - the great story of escape and adventure that took the world by storm.


Banco continues the adventures of Henri Charrière - nicknamed 'Papillon' - in Venezuela, where he has finally won his freedom after thirteen years of escape and imprisonment. 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.


Henri Charrière died in 1973 at the age of 66.


BANCO is ferocious, funny, tender, crowded with incident and excitement


BANCO is as vibrantly alive as PAPILLON


BANCO is the work of a born story-teller.

GENRE
Biografien und Memoiren
ERSCHIENEN
2015
26. März
SPRACHE
EN
Englisch
UMFANG
416
Seiten
VERLAG
Hackett Publishing Company
GRÖSSE
1.4
 MB

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