The defeat of Troy by the Greek armies – historical fiction at its best
The Narrow Road to the Deep North
Location(s): Australia, South East Asia
Genre(s): Fiction, Historical
Era(s): First half 20th Century
In the despair of a Japanese POW camp on the Burma Death Railway, surgeon Dorrigo Evans is haunted by his love affair with his uncle’s young wife two years earlier. Struggling to save the men under his command from starvation, from cholera, from beatings, he receives a letter that will change his life forever.
Hailed as a masterpiece, Richard Flanagan’s epic novel tells the unforgettable story of one man’s reckoning with the truth.
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