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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Once landing on an island, the group finds they are surrounded by danger No trivia or quizzes yet. Quotes from Leagues on th Learn more More Like This. A hurricane makes them run aground on a totally unknown volcanic island, far from any civilization The likeliest group of travelers meet in the strangest way.

The Indians will disappear. The first half was an endless catalogue of natural history, including but not limited to: Definitely not my favorite Verne.

One of the things I enjoyed most about this book is the secret message introduced in the first chapter. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Mysterious Island TV Movie Verne wrote about space, air, and underwater travel before navigable aircraft and practical submarines were invented, and before any means of spa Jules Gabriel Verne was a French author who pioneered the genre of science-fiction.

Like many of Verne’s adventure novels, we are treated to reams of encyclopedic information about the Amazon: To view it, click here. Want to Read saving…. The first half of the book is just filled with description of surrounding land I quickly skimmed through because, even though his knowledge is surely admirable, all those names of rivers, pla A classic Verne’s novel – maybe less science fiction that the others but definetly same in the way the author provides the reader a lot of encyclopedic information about the Amazon: The proof lies in an encrypted letter that will exonerate Garral.


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If you are serious Verne fan, read it just because. On board the largest raft ever built, Joam Garral leaves Peru with his family to marry his daughter in Brazil.

La Jangada : huit cents lieues sur l’Amazone

Wells, is often referred to as the “Father of Science Fiction”. It felt very predictable and somehow I never got particularly invested in the characters or the story. Extraordinary Voyages 1 – 10 of 54 books. A few years after he passed away, I had been re-reading a few of my favourite Jules Verne novels, and I figured it was time to give this one a try at last.

It’s true there are a few inaccuracies in his description, but the way he describes it made it come alive for me in a way that no other description of encryption ever has. Trivia About Leagues on th Once they started their journey it felt like nothing interesting was happening.

During the journey, they go through many dangers and adventures.

His favourite was La Jangada but he could never convince me to read it I have to say, he wasn’t very good at selling the book to me: Ina French marine biologist aboard an American warship is scouring the Atlantic Ocean in search of a sea monster that routinely attacks and sinks passing ships. A Jules Verne adventure and mystery traveling down the Amazon on a huge raft.

800 Leagues on the Amazon

Like many of More of a travelogue than a story, although it does have an engaging plot, Verne’s Leagues on the Amazon follows a family’s descent by enormous log raft down almost the full length of the mighty Amazon River, from Peru to the Ka coast in Brazil, as they make their way to the last town on the river where a double wedding will take place.


This is a jaangada read book for those who love a great tale of adventure with enough plot twists and suspense. Sinister omen, a menacing character named Torres is invited aboard the Jangada and, after an attack of alligators, the justice comes to stop Dacosta.

The blackmailer has a document that will show the patriarch to be innocent, but it is in a seemingly unbreakable cipher. En principe les histoires d’amour passent bien dans les romans de jeunesse mais Verne n’a pas le tour. 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.

Here is a most interesting Jules Verne tale. It has also been published as The Giant Raft. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Jules Verne- La Jangada | Jangada Cruise

Jules Gabriel Verne was a French author who pioneered the genre of science-fiction. A classic Verne’s novel – maybe less science fiction that the others but definetly same in the way the author provides the reader a lot of encyclopedic information about the Amazon: His daughter follows him.

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

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