Here at last is the sensational sequel to PAPILLON. The great story of escape and adventure that took the world by storm. Banco continues the adventures of Henri Charrii re-nicknamed Papillon in Venezuela., where he has finally won his freedom. After thirteen years of escape and imprisonment. Despite his resolve to become an honest man, Charriere is soon involved in hair-raising exploits with goldminers, gamblers, bank-robbers, revolutionaries-robbing and being robbed, his lust for life as strong as ever. He also runs night clubs in Caracas until an earthquake ruins him in 1967-when he decides to write the book that brings him international fame.