The Narrow Road To The Deep North

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AUTHOR
Richard Flanagan
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8,85 MB
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The Narrow Road To The Deep North.pdf
ISBN
4828744004732

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A novel of the cruelty of war, and tenuousness of life and the impossibility of love. August, 1943. In the despair of a Japanese POW camp on the Thai-Burma death railway, Australian 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. This savagely beautiful novel is a story about the many forms of love and death, of war and truth, as one man comes of age, prospers, only to discover all that he has lost.About the AuthorRichard Flanagan was born in Longford, Tasmania, in 1961. His novels, Death of a River Guide, The Sound of One Hand Clapping, Gould's Book of Fish, The Unknown Terrorist, and Wanting have received numerous honours and are published in twenty-six countries. He directed a feature film version of The Sound of One Hand Clapping. A collection of his essays is published as And What Do You Do, Mr Gable?.

Dorrigo becomes engaged to a very correct young woman named Ella Lansburg one evening, without really intending to make the proposal. He falls in love with a young woman named Amy who Dorrigo later learns is married to his uncle, Keith Mulvaney.

It is the story of ... The Narrow Road to the Deep North is a reflective and poetic diary written by Matsuo Munefusa, also known as Matsuo Basho, regarding his travels in a remote, northern area of Japan during the ... The Narrow Road to the Deep North (奥の細道 Oku no Hosomichi) is the title of famed haiku poet Matsuo Basho' s most famous work, a poem-filled travelogue through Japan 's remote northeastern region of Tohoku. The Narrow Road to the Deep North spans decades of the life of Dorrigo Evans and the people he encounters over the course of his adult life. Dorrigo becomes engaged to a very correct young woman named Ella Lansburg one evening, without really intending to make the proposal.

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