Papillon

Henri Charriere (Author)
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Product Details

Price
$16.99  $15.63
Publisher
William Morrow & Company
Publish Date
August 01, 2006
Pages
544
Dimensions
5.34 X 0.99 X 8.04 inches | 1.03 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780061120664
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About the Author

Born in 1906, and imprisoned in 1931, Henri Charriรจre finally escaped in 1945 to Venuzuela, where he married, settled in Caracas, and opened a restaurant. He died in 1973.

Reviews

"The greatest adventure story of all time."--Auguste Le Breton
"A first-class adventure story."--New York Review of Books
"[Papillon] is the ultimate hero defying the ultimate system of oppression and succeeding by dint of will, optimism...[and] a sense of honor given only to West Point graduates and Paris thieves."--New York Times
"A modern classic of courage and excitement."--Janet Flanner (Gรชnet), The New Yorker