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Where was the penal colony which features in a 1969 semi-autobiography by an ex-criminal?

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Where was the penal colony which features in a 1969 semi-autobiography by an ex-criminal and convict imprisoned there from 1933 until he finally escaped in the 1940s?

AFrench Guiana
BOff the coast of Cannes in the Mediterranean Sea
CSt Helena
DAn island off Panama's Pacific coast

Correct Option: 1  

Explanation:
French Guiana
The autobiography was "Papillon" by Henri Charrière who was held, apart from his numerous escapes, in Cayenne. In "Papillon" Charrière describes being held in one of the islands of the penal colony known as Devil's Island.
posted Feb 6, 2018 by Nimish

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