Dersu the Trapper. V. K. Arsen’ev, Author, V. K. Arseniev, Author, Malcolm Burr, Translator McPherson $ (p) ISBN Dersu the Trapper has ratings and 71 reviews. Algernon said: Get out your man card and start punching: go on an expedition to the wildest Siberi. Eighty years ago, in , the eminent Russian explorer V. K. Arseniev published a memoir called Dersu the Trapper. It has been beloved of.

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Want to eat – go buy. As I already mentioned: Friendship is, of course, a mystery and one of the more wonderful joys of life when a true one comes your way.

The front panel remains pretty much intact, however, and this remains a very presentable copy of an important book, in the scarce jacket. It’s bad to shoot for nothing. A more tender portrayal of a friendship between two people from unimaginably different backgrounds I haven’t encountered anywhere. The Taverner Novels Mary Butts. A beautiful and unique wilderness story The book was adapted into two feature films.


Dersu the Trapper by V. The Pri-Amur country, so rich in forests and wild life, awaits the same fate, if energetic measures be not taken soon to ders the wholesale slaughter by the Chinese. Title Inside the Classroom with Pathways: It does tfapper over and over. Not to be confused with “With Dersu the Hunter” which is an entirely different adaptation.


In that spot there was an oppressive feeling in the air, something unhappy and painful, and the sensation of gloom and ill-omen was felt by us all.

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Most people lived in extreme poverty, following traditional means of getting enough from nature to survive including ingenious trapsalthough even at the beginning of the 20th century, before all its upheavals and “progress,” Arseniev could see that these ways of life were destined to end, largely because of resource exploitation.

Dersu could read the terrain and the weather like others could r An account of surveying expeditions sounds like dry reading but this definitely was not the case with this book.

CD Audiobook 0 editions. The liberty of Dersu could not be sustained in most parts of the world today.

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I finished this book today, and the last chapter made me cry, I’m such a crybaby He could not have done this work alone, Arseniev protested, and the real hero was an indigene who befriended his tue. We shot and ate a roe and left it for the ants. This book hits none of those buttons. Wikipedia in English 1 Dersu Uzala book.

And the author’s liberty was lost to him as he went to an early death in the Soviet Union. The meeting of Dersu with modern society of the time era and the resulting interaction is of course an inevitable part of this story. How can one expect this book, written by a man who was born the son dersj a serf?


This is also an action story as you can imagine attempting to survive in the wild and desolate area would be.

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The real good stuff here is the window into what life was like in this area a trpper years ago. Showing best matches Show all copies. Siberia is fascinating, a huge, empty land spoiled by the forces of population and thuggery, and there are fascinating books about it. Expect to be saddened, but you’re with a likeable guy who cares about what he sees and hasn’t a macho bone in his body.

Has the adaptation Dersu Uzala [ film] by Akira Kurosawa. trappper

Dersu became the native guide for Arseniev’s expeditions, and much, much more than that. Originally published inthis English translation is reprinted in its entirety now for the first time. He was the first to describe numerous species of Siberian flora and lifestyle of native ethnic people.

Project Gutenberg 0 editions. Arseniev considered himself great friends with his Goldi guide Dersu. I also got the movie of Dersu from Netflix and it was excellent.