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The Narrow Road to the Deep North: A novel, Flanagan, Richard

The Narrow Road to the Deep North: A novel

Authors: Flanagan, Richard
Series: Vintage International
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
BISAC/Subject: FIC014000, FIC019000, FIC032000
ISBN: 9780385352864, Related ISBNs: 0385352859, 0385352867, 0804171475, 9780385352857, 9780385352864
Classification: Fiction
Number of pages: 352
Audience: General/trade
Synopsis: Winner of the Man Booker Prize

Nothing since Cormac McCarthy’s The Road has shaken me like this.” —The Washington Post

From the author of the acclaimed Gould’s Book of Fish, a magisterial novel of love and war that traces the life of one man from World War II to the present.
 
August, 1943: Australian surgeon Dorrigo Evans is haunted by his affair with his uncle’s young wife two years earlier. His life, in a brutal Japanese POW camp on the Thai-Burma Death Railway, is a daily struggle to save the men under his command. Until he receives a letter that will change him forever.
 
A savagely beautiful novel about the many forms of good and evil, of truth and transcendence, as one man comes of age, prospers, only to discover all that he has lost.

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