Here I present: Vladimir Arseniev, “Dersu Uzala”, 1923 his memoir about the Siberian hunter, Dersu Uzala (1849-1908).
This book consists of 32 chapters divided into three expeditions. The “table of contents” of the book is shown BELOW.
The story begins as follows:
Chapter #1: Our Nocturnal Visitor.
“In the year 1902 I was engaged on a survey of the then unmapped country between the rivers Amur and Ussuri on the west and the Sea of Japan on the east, to the north of Vladivostok.”
The ABOVE map is taken from the book. This region is shown BELOW on map also.
Here I presented: Vladimir Arseniev, “Dersu Uzala”, 1923 his memoir about the Siberian hunter, Dersu Uzala (1849-1908).
The Russian army sends an explorer on an expedition to the snowy Siberian wilderness where he makes friends with a seasoned local hunter.
The book “Dersu Uzala” was adapted to films in 1961 & 1975.
Jules Verne, “The Adventures of Captain Hatteras: Part 1”, 1864 was an Arctic SciFi novel; and, was the topic of an earlier blog post.