A Jangada is a wooden train, a vast raft in South America. It is on this kind of boat that Joam Garral and all his family, who live in Peru, descend the course of the. La Jangada (). 84 illustrations by Léon Benett. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 Project Gutenberg · 58, free ebooks · by Jules Verne. La Jangada by Jules Verne. No cover available. Download; Bibrec.

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Many aspects of the raft, scenery, and journey are described in detail. Probably much easier to take in at a glance in the print edition! Verrne principe les histoires d’amour passent bien dans les romans de jeunesse mais Verne n’a pas le tour.

Before the Anglo-Saxon race Australians and Tasmanians have vanished. Quotes from Leagues on th During the journey, they go through many dangers and adventures.

A few become a tight group as they fight to stay alive in a world unlike they have ever jangaad. The search for a corpse and its eventual recovery is described without graphic detail. It certainly is not science-fiction. Jules Gabriel Verne was a French author who pioneered the genre of science-fiction. This is not jangqda typical Jules Verne science fiction but it is a rollicking ride full of suspense and thrill on a log raft down almost the full length of the mighty Amazon River.


His prominent novels have been made into films. Cep boy olunca elde tutmak zor oluyor. It is an adventure novel. This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers.

Leagues on the Amazon by Jules Verne

One of the things I enjoyed most about this book is the secret message introduced in the first chapter. Slaves do figure into the story although the author specifically condemns the practice near the beginningand people are often referred to by their skin color, but I didn’t notice a lot of stereotyped descriptions–at least not nearly so many as in some other books.

Mysterious Island TV Movie If you can get past the dry parts detailing the geography and types of vegetation seen on the slow voyage down the Amazon, though, I think you’ll see the novel becomes much more compelling. Audible Download Audio Books.

The Indians will disappear. He is the third most translated author of all time, behind Disney Productions and Agatha Christie. The first half of the book is mostly background and filler, but after that, the story seems to move along quite well.

The information is fascinating, and makes up a majority of the book, but the author feels that these presentations make understanding the story so much easier. When Torres is killed, the Garral family must race to decode the letter before Joam is executed.

The first half was an endless catalogue of natural history, including but not limited to: Refresh and try again. They are intercepted by a mysterious captain Nemo and his incredible submarine.


Start your free trial. I’m surprised it’s not more popular. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Unfortunately, I found it terribly boring.

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Jules Verne – La Jangada

A scoundrel named Torres offers Joam absolute proof of Joam’s innocence but the price that Torres wants for this information is to marry Joam’s daughter, which is inconceivable to Joam. It’s more of a murder mystery—but it’s a cool book nonetheless. The Extraordinary Voyages The book starts slowly and Verne narrates the surroundings and the flora and fauna gerne the Amazon in great detail.

Sinister omen, julo menacing character named Torres is invited aboard the Jangada and, after an attack of alligators, the justice comes to stop Dacosta.

It’s actually hard to decide which of the two–the novel’s plot or the gratuitous information–is the bigger attraction in Jules Verne’s writing.