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Mayol L'Homme Dauphin

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Spearomania Desperata
Apr 10, 2004
Mayol L'Homme Dauphin Book

Does anyone now if there is an english translation to Pierre Mayol's "Jacques Mayol L'Homme Dauphin"? Cant seem to find an english version to order online.

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I bought it a week ago in Paris in french language. The price was 19 Euro. I' ll start reading in a few days and then I' ll tell you how it is. I also bought Umberto Pelizzari's "L' Homme et la Mer" and Loic Leferme's "L'Homme Poisson".
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Thanks alot Manuel.
Ive been looking for an english translation but cant find one anywhere. Do you know if there is an english version?
Thanks Sam ive just ordered it from amazon:)

Safe Diving


This one? It was 48£ a little exspensive for me.
Hey there Seal + Alastair

Homo Delphinus was written by the late Mayol.
"Jacques Mayol L'Homme Dauphin" was written by his brother Pierre Mayol and Patrick Mouton.
I have heard it gives some insight into the character of Mayol and the emotional circumstances that lead to his suicide. I plan to read this book in outdoor camping by the sea this summer for maximum effect. The UK just is not the place.

Safe Diving
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I have the Homo Delphinus book...
Nice thick heavy book which cost 65€ but that doesnt matter as I got it as a present... starts of well but nearing the end of the book it starts to get a but sluggish and boring (only the last bit)
Overall I found this book quite interesting and a good read (except for the end)... maybe a bit too challenging and scientific (some bits) for a 16 year old?!?!

Oh yeah Just to add... some amazing photos... definalty worth the buy.
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