Arthur Friel Books

Sort by [ Popularity | Published | Titles ]

The Barrigudo

  [english | ]  

Arthur Friel


Excerpts: [... the only thing that really counts. This may seem, senhores, like idle talk, but it is not. I have a tale to tell you-a tale of the most surprising ...... on which a fine big fish hung quivering. Laying down our rifles, but keeping them within instant reach, we pushed up to him and found that he ...... the other-yes, or endure torment worse than death, if by it the other might ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 474

The Bouto

  [english | ]  

Arthur Friel


Excerpts: [... Have not you and your companion learned, while exploring our Amazon headwaters, that to kill a bouto is bad luck? Indeed it is true, senhores. ...... course as we could in the maze of thick bush and blind channels. At length, late one day as we were watching ahead for a place to make camp for ...... me standing there, he snatched his machete and leaped up and at me. Drop it! I ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 154

The Pathless Trail

  [english | 1922]  

Arthur Friel


Excerpts: [... gravely courteous gentleman awaiting them. Sit, senhores, he urged, with a languid wave of the hand toward chairs. I am honored by your ...... them. Immediately following their departure, in came a youth carrying three new hammocks. Our beds, McKay explained. I sent this lad to a trader's ...... sportin' life would be the ruination of a simple country kid like me. Yo-hum. Wonder ...]
Genres: [adventure | fiction and literatureDownloads: 432

The Trumpeter

  [english | ]  

Arthur Friel


Excerpts: [... jarring note made me forget for an instant that I was safe on the deck of a steamer instead of back in the wilderness of the Javary. Moreover, ...... away. And we lay there silent, senhores, silent with surprise, and silent with a feeling of loneliness and sadness which that strain left in our hearts. ...... we could not see his face-only a thick mass of long blond hair. He moved ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 26

The Vulture

  [english | ]  

Arthur Friel


Excerpts: [... when the floods drive us from our work. And when men have labored long in the wilderness with Death always lurking at their backs, any town where they ...... Urubu to his face where she is, growled Helio. And I will ask Maria, my own sweetheart, what has become of her, added Miguel. I BROKE ...... does not drink so hard as he did. This was surprising news to us. When we had last ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 195