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Book Review of Papillon

Author: Henri Charriere
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction
Book Type: Paperback
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Helpful Score: 3

The movie was great - the book even better.

Fantastic story of the life of Henri Charriere. Never a dull moment for the reader. He writes incredible passages of escape attempts dependant on not-so-trustworthy characters - the jailers, other prisoners and local merchants. Numerous physical challenges - one wonders how a man could endure, yet you are compelled to believe his story, told years after his successful escape.

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