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Here at last is the sensational seuel 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 im. BANCO takes up from where PAPILLON left off The author has escaped into Venezuela He is deeply embittered and finds it difficult at first to readjust to life on the outside He is set on revenge for he feels that he was framed for a crime he did not commit 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 While set on his plans for revenge however the author finds love and peace of mind BANCO stands out as a fine example of what a person is capable of achieving in terms of self improvement and spiritual renewal 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

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Banco The Further Adventures of Papillon

Prisonment 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 earthuake. Papillion was an excellent movie but the book was even better I found the seuel The Further Adventures of Papillion at a local thrift store It cost a uarter I can get into Henri Charriere s writing style It flows easily from one scene to another as though he was sitting with you at a sidewalk French cafe with an open tab Banco the actually title of the book picks up where Papillionleft off The story starts off in a Venezuelan penal settlement El Dorado Here Papillion s adventures continue as he struggles to clear his name and become a French citizen as he once was The stories are close to being unbelievable yet true stories of escape from a Venezuelan prison his con game schemes his brush with revolution his near miss bank robbery his womanizing his successful attempts at owning and running a business If you enjoyed Papillion you will definitely enjoy BancoIt is a must read for adventure readers It is an ashamed that Charriere didn t write works for his narrative is powerful and his storytelling is compelling

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Ruins him in 1967 when he decides to write the book that brings him international fameHenri Charrière died in 1973 at the age of 66BANCO is ferocious funny tender crowded with incident and excitementBANCO is as vibrantly alive as PAPILLONBANCO is the work of a born story telle. Very moving true account


10 thoughts on “Banco The Further Adventures of Papillon

  1. says:

    This book is for anybody who craves Papillon if it left you dying to know what happened to Charrière afterwards then here it is This lesser known seuel follows his subseuent life as a free man in Venezuela a country he describes with great affection Having got to know him in the first book it is fascinating to follow the life choices he makes with his long desired and hard fought freedomAs would be expected hi

  2. says:

    I finally found my edition of this book in the database today I was too tired to go searching for it the day I marked it as 'currently reading' And now I have to mark it as finished or rather DNF due to the fact that the poor thing fell apart after I got just a few pages into the first chapter I bought the book at a used book table during one of the regular book fairs in the plaza when I was living in Mexico I knew it w

  3. says:

    BANCO takes up from where PAPILLON left off The author has escaped into Venezuela He is deeply embittered and finds it difficult at

  4. says:

    Papillion was an excellent movie but the book was even better I found the seuel The Further Adventures of Papillion at a local thrift store It cost a uarter I can get into Henri Charriere's writing style It flows easily from one scene to another as though he was sitting with you at a sidewalk French cafe with an open tab Banco the actually title of the book picks up where Papillionleft off The story starts off in a Ve

  5. says:

    Henri Charriere aka Papillon convicted of a murder he didn't commit in 1931 and sentanced to life in penal servitude incl

  6. says:

    I was so excited when I found he continued his memoirs This volume is farcical and adventurous but after suffering through his time in the French prison the author and I both needed some lighthearted fun

  7. says:

    Very moving true account

  8. says:

    Only one thing really matters in life and that is never to admit you're beaten and to start up again after every flop Henri Charrière Banco

  9. says:

    uote a fascinating life from escape into Venezuela to final peace with his past 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 boo

  10. says:

    Nowhere near the original Not even remotelyNo heroic tense escapes No exiting and heart touching experiencesJust a lazy criminals seeking to make uick money most of the time to complete his revenge plan in FranceShame had high hopes for this