By Henri Charriere
The sensational sequel to 'Papillon'. 'Banco' maintains the adventures of Henri Charriere - nicknamed Papillon - in Venezuela, the place he has ultimately received his freedom after 13 years of get away and imprisonment. regardless of his unravel to turn into a good guy, Charriere is quickly interested by hair-raiding exploits with goldminers, gamblers, bank-robbers and revolutionaries - robbing and being robbed, his lust for all times as powerful as ever. He additionally runs evening golf equipment in Caracas until eventually an earthquake ruins him in 1967 - while he makes a decision to write down the publication that brings his overseas status.
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That'll give us time to get things together. We'll travel by night at first. " "Never mind. I 'll look after that. " I went back to the house, thinking about Maria. She'd cer tainly rather I went into the bush than to Caracas. I'd leave P icol ino with her. And then tomorrow, on my way for the diamonds ! And seven ! And eleven! Once, siete! Et sept, et onze! I was there already; all I had to do was learn the numbers in Span ish, English, Brazilian and Italian. I found Jose at home. I tol d him I ' d changed my mind.
They began to talk. ' " ' I like you, boy. Why don' t we go to a hotel? ' "Jojo was all stirred up. To him this chick seemed something wonderful-and what's more her gentle hand touched his. Discov ering love was a fantastic, shattering experience for him. The girl was young and very amorous. ' " 'Yes,' he confessed. ' " 'I was in one too. ' Jojo asked. " 'Sixteen. ' " ' La Villette. ' " ' Rue de Rouen: "So was Jojo. He was afraid to understand. ' he cried. " ' Ginette Dubois. ' "It was his sister.
The girl was young and very amorous. ' " 'Yes,' he confessed. ' " 'I was in one too. ' Jojo asked. " 'Sixteen. ' " ' La Villette. ' " ' Rue de Rouen: "So was Jojo. He was afraid to understand. ' he cried. " ' Ginette Dubois. ' "It was his sister. They were completely overwhelmed and they both began to cry with shame and wretchedness. Then each de scribed the road they had traveled. Ginette and her other sisters had had the same kind of life as Jojo-homes and reformatories. Their mother had j ust come out of a sanatorium.