Akira Kurasawa was inspired by this book to make his Oscar-winning movie Dersu Uzala, (), George Lukas was inspired by the syntax Arseniev puts in. All about Dersu Uzala. The Books. English, German and others editions · Russian editions · The Dersu and Arsenyev. Dersu – photos · Arsenyev – life. Dersu Uzala (Дерсу Узала) is a nonfiction book written by Vladimir Arsenyev, a Russian officer sent on a series of exploration missions in the Siberian Far East.

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The few humans encountered on the trip are the original tribesmen Udehei, Nanai, etcthe first Russian settlers brought there by the Great Transsiberian Railway, some Chinese and Korean trappers. It was interesting to read about the landscape of that part of the world in a time when Russian, Chinese, and Korean settlers were interacting with I received this book in my book group’s paperback swap and found it to be surprisingly readable, given my general preference for fiction, women writers, and more contemporary titles.

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A classic that makes we want to vanish with my berdianka into the wastes above Lake Hanka! They get caught in blizzards and have run-ins with Siberian tigers and navigate icy rivers.

Un inno all’amicizia; un inno al rispetto tra diversi; un inno dereu per la natura. Open Preview See a Problem? Dersu tells him that his place is in the forest and that tomorrow he will go on his way.


Black Orpheus — Marcel Camus Now I know that I must see the Kurosawa movie. The charge I feel, reading the descriptions, the sentences; the feeling that courses through me, knowing that I am learning something new, yet something so connected to so much of what I have thought before.

Dersu’s eyesight and other senses begin to fade with age until he is no uzqla able to hunt thus not being able to live alone in the forest. Customers who bought this item also bought. I’m so grateful to have met this book and to have been able to read it in this way.

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Vladimir Arsenyev was a military officer, an explorer of the Far East, a scientist, a traveler, and a writer who organized several prospecting expeditions in the Ussurian taiga between and As I already mentioned: Customers who viewed this item also viewed. Preview — Dersu the Trapper by Vladimir Arsenyev.

Pelle the Conqueror — Bille August Get out your man card and start punching: Vladimir Klavdievich Arseniev undertook twelve major scientific expeditions between and in the Siberian Far East, and authored some sixty works from the geographical, geological, botanical, and ethnographic data he amassed. In others mountains seem surly and wild. Life must move on. This tale is truly a masterpiece. Dersu himself is a charming fellow and wiser than anyone around him, made even more interesting by the respect and affection shown by the Russians he is guiding.

Arseniev describes three explorations in the Ussurian taiga along the Sea of Japan above Vladivostok, beginning with his first encounter of the gook aboriginal hunter named Dersu, a member of the Gold tribe, who thereafter becomes his guide. Ddersu book is a classic and deserves to be rediscovered and Dersu is a true hero I love this book and this film about the Russian Far East.


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Refresh and try again. If this type of material is of interest to you, uzzla don’t forget to read “Ishi, in two worlds” also.

Apr 19, Molly rated it it was amazing. Other books in the series. I have read some about the indigenous groups I mentioned above, but now of course I want to study these groups from each continent.

Dersu the Trapper

Read more Defsu less. He reminds me of Winnetou and Uncas Leatherstocking, with the important difference that Dersu is not an imaginary character. But the bridges across language, race and culture also have limitations, and the incursion of civilization exacts its toll.

More by luck than judgement I read this alon I want to note the unobtrusive personality of the Russian officer, who tells us about the Gold he so admires and not about himself.

The next day he leaves the soldiers by the railroad tracks and returns to wilderness. Ships from and sold by Amazon.