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Bamboo Heart

Bamboo Heart

Author(s): Ann Bennett

Location(s): London, Penang, Singapore, Thailand

Genre(s): Fiction

Era(s): 1930s/40s and 1980s

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The First in the Bamboo Trilogy. Thailand, 1943: Thomas Ellis, captured by the Japanese at the fall of Singapore, is a prisoner-of-war on the Death Railway. In stifling heat he endures endless days of clearing jungle, breaking stone and...

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Bamboo Island

Bamboo Island

Author(s): Ann Bennett

Location(s): Bangka Island, Kuala Lipis, Penang, Singapore, Sumatra

Genre(s): Fiction, Historical

Era(s): 1930s, 1940s 1960s

Malaysia 1962: Juliet Crosby, a plantation owner’s wife, has lived a reclusive life on her Malaysian rubber plantation since the Second World War robbed her of everyone she loved. The sudden appearance of a young woman from Indonesia disrupts...

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Bamboo Road (Bamboo Trilogy 3)

Bamboo Road (Bamboo Trilogy 3)

Author(s): Ann Bennett

Location(s): Kanchanaburi

Genre(s): Fiction

Era(s): WW2 and 1970

Thailand 1942: Sirinya and her family are members of the Thai underground, who risk their lives to resist the World War Two Japanese occupation and to and help British prisoners of war building the Thai-Burma railway. The events of...

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