~Papillon~

Papillon is an autobiography written by Henri Charrière, first published in France on 30 April 1969. Papillon is Charrière’s nickname, deriving from a butterfly tattoo inscribed on his chest. The novel details Papillon’s incarceration and subsequent escape from the French penal colony of French Guiana, and covers a 14-year period between 1931 and 1945. A beautiful… Continue reading ~Papillon~