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The narrow road to the deep north / Richard Flanagan.

Flanagan, Richard, 1961- author. (Author).
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Rochester Library FIC FLA (Text) 33187004087108 Fiction (adult) - R Reshelving -

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  • ISBN: 9780804171472
  • ISBN: 0804171475
  • Physical Description: 397 pages ; 23 cm
  • Edition: First Vintage International edition.
  • Publisher: North Sydney, NSW : Vintage Books, 2013.

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Summary, etc.: What would you do if you saw the love of your life, whom you thought dead for a quarter of a century, walking towards you? Richard Flanagan's story, of Dorrigo Evans, an Australian doctor haunted by a love affair with his uncle's wife, journeys from the caves of Tasmanian trappers in the early twentieth century to a crumbling pre-war beachside hotel; from a Thai jungle prison to a Japanese snow festival; from the Changi gallows to a chance meeting of lovers on the Sydney Harbour Bridge. Taking its title from 17th-century haiku poet Basho's travel journal, The Narrow Road To The Deep North is about the impossibility of love. At its heart is one day in a Japanese slave labour camp in August 1943. As the day builds to its horrific climax, Dorrigo Evans battles and fails in his quest to save the lives of his fellow POWs, a man is killed for no reason, and a love story unfolds.
Subject: Prisoners of war > Burma > Fiction.

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