Banco’ continues the adventures of Henri Charriere – nicknamed Papillon – in Venezuela, where he has finally won his freedom after thirteen years of escape. The sensational sequel to ‘Papillon’. ‘Banco’ continues the adventures of Henri Charriere – nicknamed Papillon – in Venezuela, where he has finally won his. ‘Banco’ continues the adventures of Henri Charriere – nicknamed Papillon – in Venezuela, where he has finally won his freedom after thirteen years of escape.

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Apr 22, Jerome Peterson rated it really liked it. Here Papillion’s adventures continue as he struggles to clear his name and become a French citizen as he once was. Too damp, too “chopped off” stories, too big jumps taking place in other stories Find showtimes, watch trailers, browse photos, track your Watchlist and rate your favorite movies and TV shows on your phone or tablet!

Despite his resolve to become an honest man, Charriere is soon involved in hair-raiding exploits with goldminers, gamblers, bank-robbers and revolutionaries – robbing and being robbed, his lust for life as strong as ever. Here Papillion’s adven Papillion was an excellent movie, but the book was even better! From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Dec 09, Gary rated it really liked it Shelves: The author has escaped into Venezuela. Sign up here to receive your FREE alerts. Dec 25, Nima Gholipour rated it it was amazing. In this book you can read how many times he failed and again tried.


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Fharriere Only Get Noted Once. Please improve this by adding secondary or tertiary sources. Mar 17, Cisz Strasters rated it liked it. Banco Further Adventures of Papillon Panther books.

And metamorphized the butterfly to a moth. Along the way, we get a first-hand account of not only his personal adventures and capers, but a window in Venezuela at a time of boom and then revolution. You’ll have to read it to find out the result!

Such episodes could have made wildly comic reading, but like one tunnel that was supposed to get Papi and friends closer to a bank vault, everything here collapses from too much weight. While set on his plans for revenge, however, the author finds love and peace of mind. He also runs night-clubs in Caracas until an earthquake ruins him in – when he decides to write the book that brings him international fame.

Mar 22, Nick rated it did not like it Shelves: Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

No trivia or quizzes yet. How Much Have You Seen? To see what your friends thought charrierd this book, please sign up. Mar 13, J Jahir rated it it was amazing. Retrieved from ” https: When I finished reading this book, I felt very happy for the author, who had learned to cast aside the anger and rage he had bottled up inside himself during his imprisonment on Devil’s Island, and find an inner peace for himself.


He seems as much at home in diamond mines in the remote jungle, sprawling concrete cities, and the fishing villages of the Caribbean coast. Celebs chadriere never played video games ever. And because earlier on he was hell-bent for revenge but bancoo of miles from his framers and in need of get-there loot, along the way Papi’s occasionally up to his old shenanigans — a pawnshop heist, swindles at craps — usually in cahoots with a gang that can’t shoot straight.

By clicking on “Submit” you agree that you have read and agree to the Privacy Policy and Terms of Service. As a way of working out his anger, the author becomes involved in an elaborate plan to stage a big robbery so that he can not only enrich himself, but also return to Europe and exact his revenge. Maybe the translation was a bit clunky, but I found this book difficult to get through.


Oct 07, Manoek rated it liked it. I can’t really decide which book I like more.

Van de eerste helft heb ik net zoveel genoten als van het eerste deel: Easy reading, fine plot in a correct historic frame. If you enjoyed “Papillion” you will definitely enjoy “Banco”.

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