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Jules Verne: The Pearl of Lima

Language:
English
Genres:
Fiction & Literature, Travel & Adventure, Fantasy

Jules Gabriel Verne was a French novelist, poet and playwright best known for his adventure novels and his profound influence on the literary genre of science fiction. Verne is generally considered a major literary author in France and most of Europe, where he has had a wide influence on the literary avant-garde and on surrealism.His reputation is markedly different in Anglophone regions, where he has often been labeled a writer of genre fiction or children's books, not least because of the highly abridged and altered translations in which his novels are often reprinted.

The action was in Lima, the Peruvian capital of the republic in the 20s of the XIX century. The story plunges readers into the atmosphere of past years. The son of an Indian chief - Martin Paz fell in love with the daughter of a local moneylender. The moneylender had already chosen more suitable groom for her, but it did not stop the proud descendant of the Incas. Martin could not forget about the other - he and his father managed the imminent uprising Indians, who were determined to expel the descendants of the Spanish colonizers… Read the story till the end to know it!

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