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Keraban the Inflexible: Adventures in the Euxine (Extraordinary Voyages #24)

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Keraban is determined not to pay the tax required to cross the Bosphorus by boat, so he journeys by land around the Black Sea. There is a fundamental mistake in dividing Verne's works into science fiction vs. non-science fiction -- in Verne's work there is an all-encompassing vision of science, progress, society and political struggles, which it is not convenient to compar ...more
Paperback, 264 pages
Published November 26th 2002 by Fredonia Books (NL) (first published 1883)
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Ahmad Sharabiani
Kéraban le têtu = Keraban the Inflexible: Adventures in the Euxine (Extraordinary Voyages #24), Jules Verne
About a journey around the Black Sea.
عنوانها: کارابان لجباز؛ کارابان لجوج (امازیا)؛ کارابان لجوج؛ اثر: ژول ورن؛؛ تاریخ نخستین خوانش: هشتم ماه اکتبر سال 1995 میلادی
عنوان: کارابان لجباز؛ اثر: ژول ورن؛ مترجم: ژان قریب؛ تهران، نشر دی؛ 1368؛ در 392 ص؛ موضوع: داستانهای نویسندگان فرانسوی - قرن 19 م
عنوان: کارابان لجوج (امازیا)؛ اثر: ژول ورن؛ مترجم: عنایت الله شکیباپور؛ تهران، نهال نویدان؛ چاپ سوم
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Tristram
Sep 18, 2014 rated it really liked it
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Um ehrlich zu sein, ist es nur einem Zufall zu verdanken, daß ich Jules Vernes Roman „Keraban, der Starrkopf“ überhaupt gelesen habe, denn normalerweise lassen mich Vernes Romane eher kalt, vielleicht weil ich weder das Interesse an Technik noch den Fortschrittsdünkel des französischen Autors teile. Doch nach der Lektüre dieses Buches werde ich meine eher gleichgültige Haltung gegenüber Verne vielleicht nochmals überdenken.

Dieser Roman, der aus dem Jahre 1883 datiert, erzähl
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Czarny Pies
Aug 28, 2016 rated it did not like it
Shelves: french-lit
Despite a competent plot, serviceable characters and moments of great wit Kéraban-le-Tétu is true waste of time. Verne's great value is that he explains the technological and scientific advances of the 19th century in a way that was engaging to the young reader. Around the World in 80 Days analyzed the impact of steam technology on society. Journey to the Centre of the Earth reviewed the current state of geology. Keraban is nothing but a story.

Keraban the protagonist is the grotesque doppelgange
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Mathieu
Jul 29, 2011 rated it it was amazing
Excellent ! Que dire d'un homme qui, parti boire un café avec ses invites anglais au palais de Topkapi (Constantinople), refuse de retraverser le Bosphore pour rentrer chez lui et entraine ses hôtes dans un périple autour de la mer Noire, et tout ça pourquoi ? Pour ne pas payer une toute nouvelle taxe frappant les voyageurs passant d'une rive a l'autre ! Un de mes Jules Verne préféré ! Kéraban est VRAIMENT têtu !
Lettervreter
Jan 24, 2010 rated it really liked it
Shelves: jules-verne
Keraban de stijfhoofdige is een boek, over een oude turk die weigert de belasting (2,5 belgische frank) over de Bosphorus te betalen die geld op elk varend toestel.

Om deze som geld niet te moeten innen maakt hij een reis helemaal rond de Zwarte zee, tot groot ongenoegen van zijn Amsterdamse vriend Jan van Mitten en diens knecht de Bruin aan wie Keraban een feestmaal aan de overkant heeft belooft, zij kunnen hun stijfhoofdige gastheer niets weigeren dus vertrekken zij mee rond de zwarte zee.

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Juan Carlos Santillán
Un capricho del protagonista es el pretexto para un largo periplo alrededor del Mar Negro, sorteando innumerables desventuras. Lo personajes son muy buenos -empezando por el propio Keraban- y abarcan varios tipos del carácter humano; las situaciones están bien construidas, sin que falten la comedia, el romanticismo, el drama y la aventura. Pero claro, como suele ocurrir con los viajes extraordinarios de Verne, el protagonismo lo asumen los paisajes exóticos y sus gentes.
Jesus
May 16, 2015 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: verne
Fue bueno pero creo que Verne quiso repetir la formula de la vuelta al mundo en 80 días pero para su mala fortuna no fue asi. Es un buen libro que básicamente trata de un turco necio que por no pagar un débil impuesto, paga mucho mas al darle la vuelta al mar para llegar a su destino y no pagar al gobierno. La historia del porque un holandés lo acompaña es una de las mas interesantes.
Attila
Sep 10, 2014 rated it liked it
Shelves: adventure
One of Verne's less known novels, about a journey around the Black Sea. An enjoyable book; just like Verne's other works, it is a mixture of adventure, suspense, wonder, and historical facts (the latter concerning the adventures of the Ten Thousand on the shores of Pontus Euxinus).
Roberta Wentworth
Jul 12, 2013 rated it it was amazing
My all time favorite among Jules Verne's book. Unfortunately it's not easy to find in English.
Regi Curi
May 04, 2013 rated it it was amazing
this book is amazing and different
Alex
Jul 31, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: owned, fiction
Wow, what a beautiful book. I couldn't put it down. A must read for whoever wants to get lost in a trip around the Black Sea with Jules Verne's characters: three Turks and two Dutchmen. Excellent!
Halalilodri
Nov 30, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: gehoert
Habe die Hörbuch-Version mit "Ben Kingsley" gehört. Die ist etwas modernisiert und dennoch stur konservativ. Hat mir sehr gut gefallen.
Mehdi khani
جمله ای قصار از ژول ورن:یک غم به تنهایی برای نابودی هزاران نشاط کافی است
Julio Thames
Mar 25, 2015 rated it liked it
No me atrapo mucho con en sus otros libros..
Annie
Apr 27, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Very amusing book, never thought Jules Verne would write something like this
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Jules Gabriel Verne was a French author who pioneered the genre of science-fiction. He is best known for his novels Journey to the Center of the Earth (1864), Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea (1870), and Around the World in Eighty Days (1873).

Verne wrote about space, air, and underwater travel before navigable aircraft and practical submarines were invented, and before any means of spa
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