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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Travels in the Sikhote-Alin Mountains. Explore the Home Gift Guide. Five years later inArseniev is on another expedition in Ussuri. After finishing this book I wondered how much of that pristine forest is left today and how the animals are faring.

The Virgin Spring — Ingmar Bergman Much of the attraction of this book lies in descriptions of how Dersu reads the clues of the trail, the animals, and the weather, not merely with experience, but often with the logical inference one might expect from Sherlock Holmes.

Sundays and Cybele — Serge Bourguignon The Assault — Fons Rademakers Some of the first two expeditions drag a bit because Arseniev has this need boo, mention every tree and bird that he sees, and what the flowers looked like and what European flowers they resemble and what birds were in which tree and wether they were scared of him or didn’t seem to care. The men embrace and Arseniev brings Dersu back to camp with him where the two sit by a fire and talk about their time nook.


A Man and a Woman — Claude Lelouch This area is partially bordered by China, Korea and the Sea of Japan. Check and double Check!!! I also got the movie of Dersu from Netflix and it was excellent.

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Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. During the survey Arseniev would see signs that some animal populations were being depleted because of over-hunting and trapping.

There are all kinds of people in the taiga.

The book is a classic and deserves to be rediscovered and Dersu is a true hero. Apr 15, Bryn Hammond rated it really liked it Shelves: Dersu es un cazador de la taiga, acostumbrado a dormir en el lugar donde cae la noche, con una sagacidad del terreno y la vida salvaje.

Arseniev received a hero’s welcome when he degsu to Moscow from the Far East inhaving mapped the unknown corner of Siberia just above what is now North Korea and just east of Manchuria. A mountain lion might kill someone once in a while, if it was starving, but these tigers will eat you soon as look at you. Dersu Uzala saves the life of Captain Arseniev for the first time when the two are lost on a frozen lake and a sudden blizzard overtakes them.

The film then flashes back to Arseniev’s surveying expedition uzzla the area of Shkotovo in Ussuri region in Can you imagine walking around the forest, not the jungle, just forest like we have in Maine and running into one of boo things? versu


Dersu the Trapper

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Incidentally, Siberian tigers seem pretty badass. War and Peace — Sergei Bondarchuk Published June 1st by McPherson first published 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 nomadic people there.

Dersu saved Arseniev’s life many times. Dersu the Trapper Recovered Classics by V. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, drrsu it in, give it a second life.

Arsenyev predicts the desertification of once naturally abundant ecosystems. Return to Book Page. Dersu’s eyesight and other senses begin to fade with age until he is no longer able to hunt thus not being able to live alone in the forest. But he does this partially because he spent his youth reading American frontier literature like ‘Last of the Mohicans’, and all kinds of other books that talked about American Indians as noble savages, and it was almost like he couldn’t wait to get out to Siberia to find his own noble savages to write about.

Arseniev titles his book after one of those native men, Dersu, who has lost his entire family to illness Here’s the relevant quote, as narrated by Arsenyev: This said, my first reaction on reading the text?