The curious call of an unseen bird lures a young European explorer deeper and deeper into the jungle, where he encounters the source of the siren song — a lovely, half-wild girl with mysterious powers. Thus begins the romance between Abel, a revolutionary hiding among an Indian tribe in the Venezuelan rainforest, and Rima, who speaks the languages of birds and longs to return to the land of her bi...
Series: Dover Books on Literature and Drama
Paperback: 320 pages
Publisher: Dover Publications; Reissue edition (December 17, 2014)
Product Dimensions: 5.5 x 0.8 x 8.5 inches
Amazon Rank: 4153634
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eunited with others of her kind.Written by a British naturalist with a deep love and knowledge of wilderness areas, the richly colored tale transports readers to the lush atmosphere of the Amazonian outback. Originally published in 1904, this haunting classic offers a narrative of lyric beauty as well as a fascinating link between nineteenth-century Romanticism and modern environmentalism.