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Eight Hundred Leagues On The Amazon

By: Jules Verne
Published By: Double9 Books
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Jules Verne wrote the book Eight Hundred Leagues on the Amazon, which was first released in 1881. It was also released under the title The Giant Raft. A ranch owner named Joam Garral, who lives close to the Peruvian-Brazilian border on the Amazon River, is forced to travel downstream as his history catches up with him in this adventure novel. The majority of the book takes place aboard a sizable jangada, a Brazilian timber raft that Garral and his family use to float to Belém, which is located at the river's mouth. The voyage, scenery, and many other features are detailed in great depth. In the plot, Joam Garral approves his daughter's request to visit Belém, where she intends to wed Manuel Valdez in front of Manuel's ailing mother. The Garrels use a massive timber raft to navigate the Amazon River. Joam wants to clear his name in Belém since he is still wanted in Brazil for a crime he did not commit. Absolute evidence of Joam's innocence is provided to him by the rogue Torres, but Joam finds it incomprehensible that Torres would demand to wed Joam's daughter in exchange for this information. An encrypted letter contains the evidence that will clear Garral.

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Jules Verne

Jules Verne was a world fame French author, considered as 'Father of Science Fiction'. He was born on 8 February 1828 in Nantes, France. His parents were Pierre Verne and Sophie Allotted de La Fuye. For studies he went to boarding school there he started writing short stories and poetry. His father was an attorney, so he sent Jules Paris, to study law but literature attracted him. He had passion for theatre and writing. He began his career as playwright. But after his marriage, for several years he worked as stock market broker. In 1862 Jules met publisher Pierre Jules Hetzel, it boomed his writing career. In 1963 Verne's novel Five Weeks in a Balloon, the series of a adventurous novel published and after that he never looked back. Jules had a rich account of literary work, with adventurous scientific novel, he had also written numerous plays, short stories, autobiographical account, poetry and artistic literary work. Although he died in 1905 his remarkable works published continually, even after his death. He is the second significant writer whose works has been translated continually. His most popular writing works are - Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea, Journey to the Centre of the Earth, Around the World in Eighty Days, From the Earth to the Moon etc.

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Product Details

  • Publisher: Double 9 Books
  • Publishing Year: 2023
  • Language: English
  • Paperback: 266 Pages
  • ISBN-10: 935727779X
  • ISBN-13: 9789357277792
  • Item Weight: 319.2g
  • Dimension : 216 x 140 x 14.8 mm
  • Country of Origin : India
  • Reading age : 10+
  • Importer: Double 9 Books
  • Packer: Double 9 Books
  • Book Type : Fiction / Literary ,Fiction / Classics