Eight Hundred Leagues On The Amazon

Eight Hundred Leagues On The Amazon

Joam Garral grants his daughter's wish to travel to Belém where she wants to marry Manuel Valdez in the presence of Manuel's invalid mother. The Garrals travel down the Amazon River using a giant timber raft. At Belém, Joam plans to restore his good name, as he is still wanted in Brazil for a crime he did not perpetrate. 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… (more)

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Language: English

Published in: 1881

Translator: W. J. Gordon

Word count: 94,350 words (≈ about 6 hours)

Source: http://www.gutenberg.org/etext/3091

Copyright: Public Domain

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