“A modern classic of courage and excitement.” —The New Yorker NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE STARRING CHARLIE HUNNAM AND RAMI MALEK Henri Charriere, nicknamed "Papillon," for the butterfly tattoo on his chest, was convicted in Paris in 1931 of a murder he did not commit. 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 . . . until Papillon. His flight to freedom remains one of the most incredible feats of human cunning, will, and endurance ever undertaken. Charriere astonishing autobiography, Papillon, was first published in France to instant acclaim in 1968, more than twenty years after his final escape. Since then, it has become a treasured classic--the gripping, shocking, ultimately uplifting odyssey of an innocent man who would not be defeated.
|Book Title||Papillon (Papillon)|
|Author||Henri Charriere | ஹென்றி ஷாரியர்|
|Publisher||HarperColins Publisher (HarperColins Publisher)|
|Category||Novel | நாவல், Translation | மொழிபெயர்ப்பு, Biography | சுயசரிதை & வாழ்க்கை வரலாறு, Classics | கிளாசிக்ஸ்|