|Number of Pages||464 Pages|
Forever after, there were for them only two sorts of men: the men who were on the Line and the rest of humanity, who were not.
In the despair of a Japanese POW camp on the Burma Death Railway, surgeon Dorrigo Evans is haunted by his love affair with his uncles 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 Flanagans epic novel tells the unforgettable story of one mans reckoning with the truth.
About the Author Born in Tasmania in 1961, Richard Flanagan is one of Australias leading novelists. His novels, Death of a River Guide, The Sound of One Hand Clapping, Gould's Book of Fish (winner of the Commonwealth Writers Prize), The Unknown Terrorist and Wanting have received numerous honours and been published in 26 countries. His father, who died the day Flanagan finished The Narrow Road to the Deep North, was a survivor of the Burma Death Railway.