The Pathless Trail

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Author: Arthur O. Friel
Published: 1922
Language: English
Wordcount: 76,475 / 226 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 79.4
LoC Category: PZ
Downloads: 555
Added to site: 2009.10.25
mnybks.net#: 25629
Origin: gutenberg.org

A story of the wildest kind of adventure in the only place in America where there are still cannibals. It is the strange story of a man who thought he had killed another and to escape punishment by death fled to Peru. Adventures more exciting than Tarzan's in a land more weird and wonderful.

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food and then leave. My man seemed to fear that now some great misfortune would come to us unless we shifted our base. When the fever came upon me soon afterward, the superstitious fellow was convinced that the illness was attributable directly to the visit of the human "wild dog."

"'Aside from the nudity and barbarism of the mysterious stranger, certain personal peculiarities struck me. One was that his eyes were green. Another was a streak of snow-white hair above one ear. Furthermore, the red paint on his body outlined his skeleton. His ribs, spine, arm- and leg-bones all were portrayed on his tanned skin by those brilliant red streaks. In this connection my Indian asserted that in the tribe to which "The Raposa" probably belonged it was the custom to preserve the bones of the dead and to paint them with this same red dye, after which the bones were hung up in the huts of the deceased instead of being given burial. Beyond this my informant knew nothing of the "Red Bone" people, except that to enter

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Average Rating of 4 from 1 reviews: ****
2015.09.28
Larry
****.

Good adventure story. Would make a great movie.


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