Eight Hundred Leagues on the Amazon - Jules Verne

Eight Hundred Leagues on the Amazon

By Jules Verne

  • Release Date: 1881-01-01
  • Genre: Action et aventure


This novel involves how Joam Garral, a ranch owner who lives near the Peruvian-Brazilian border on the Amazon River, is forced to travel down-stream when his past catches up with him. Most of the novel is situated on a large jangada (a Brazilian timber raft) that is used by Garral and his family to float to BelĂ©m at the river's mouth. Many aspects of the raft, scenery, and journey are described in detail.