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Jean-Christophe Rufin

Le tour du monde du roi Zibeline


« — Mes amis, s'écria Benjamin Franklin, permettez-moi de dire que, pour le moment, votre affaire est strictement incompréhensible.

— C'est que c'est une longue histoire, dit Auguste.

— Une très longue histoire, renchérit Aphanasie, sa jeune épouse que Franklin ne quittait plus des yeux.

— Elle traverse de nombreux pays, elle met en scène des drames et des passions violentes, elle se déroule chez des peuples lointains dont les cultures et les langues sont différentes de tout ce que l'on connaît en Europe...

— Qu'à cela ne tienne! Au contraire, vous mettez mon intérêt à son comble...»

L'authentique histoire d'un jeune noble né en Europe centrale, contemporain de Voltaire et de Casanova. Tour à tour officier, prisonnier, navigateur et chef d'expédition, il deviendra roi de Madagascar et combattra pour donner à cette île sa liberté et son indépendance.

Format: Paperback
Published: in France in 2018
Publisher: Gallimard
Pages: 416
Language: French
ISBN 13: 9782072793257
ISBN 10: 2072793254

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Le tour du monde du roi Zibeline