The Narrow Road to the Deep North

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ISBN: 9780385352864
Release Date: 2014-08-12
Number of pages: 352
Author: Richard Flanagan
Publisher: Vintage

Download and read online The Narrow Road to the Deep North in PDF and EPUB 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.


The Narrow Road to the Deep North

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ISBN: 9781448192243
Release Date: 2014-07-03
Number of pages: 464
Author: Richard Flanagan
Publisher: Random House

Download and read online The Narrow Road to the Deep North in PDF and EPUB ***WINNER OF THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE 2014*** 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 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 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.


Narrow Road To The Deep North The

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ISBN: 9781741666700
Release Date: 2013
Number of pages: 467
Author: Richard Flanagan
Publisher: Random House Australia

Download and read online Narrow Road To The Deep North The in PDF and EPUB 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.


The Narrow Road to the Deep North and Other Travel Sketches

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ISBN: 0140441859
Release Date: 1966
Number of pages: 167
Author: Bashō Matsuo
Publisher: Penguin

Download and read online The Narrow Road to the Deep North and Other Travel Sketches in PDF and EPUB In his perfectly crafted haiku poems, Basho described the natural world with great simplicity and delicacy of feeling. When he composed The Narrow Road to the Deep North he was a serious student of Zen Buddhism setting off on a series of travels designed to strip away the trappings of the material world and bring spiritual enlightenment. He wrote of the seasons changing, of the smell of the rain, the brightness of the moon and the beauty of the waterfall, through which he sensed the mysteries of the universe. These travel writings not only chronicle Basho’s perilous journeys through Japan, but they also capture his vision of eternity in the transient world around him


On the narrow road to the deep North

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ISBN: UOM:39015013927036
Release Date: 1989-05-01
Number of pages: 280
Author: Lesley Downer
Publisher: Vintage

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Narrow road to the deep north

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ISBN: STANFORD:36105003943391
Release Date: 1968
Number of pages: 59
Author: Edward Bond
Publisher:

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The Narrow Road to the Deep North A Novel by Richard Flanagan Trivia On Books

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Download and read online The Narrow Road to the Deep North A Novel by Richard Flanagan Trivia On Books in PDF and EPUB Trivia-on-Book: The Narrow Road to the Deep North: A Novel by Richard Flanagan Take the challenge yourself and share it with friends and family for a time of fun! Dorrigo Evans, the main character in The Road to the Deep North, lives through horrifying and haunting experiences at the hands of Japanese and Korean soldiers. However, he is not alone because there are other ordinary men who have been made prisoners and laborers of the war. Due to a lack of sleep, being overworked, and starvation, many of the prisoners and laborers die mercilessly. Diseases such as cholera, dysentery, and malaria also send many of the prisoners of war to their graves. You may have read the book, but not have liked it. You may have liked the book, but not be a fan. You may call yourself a fan, but few truly are. Are you a fan? Trivia-on-Books is an independently curated trivia quiz on the book for readers, students, and fans alike. Whether you're looking for new materials to the book or would like to take the challenge yourself and share it with your friends and family for a time of fun, Trivia-on-Books provides a unique approach to The Narrow Road to the Deep North by Richard Flanagan that is both insightful and educational! Features You'll Find Inside: • 30 Multiple choice questions on the book, plots, characters and author • Insightful commentary to answer every question • Complementary quiz material for yourself or your reading group • Results provided with scores to determine "status" Promising quality and value, come play your trivia of a favorite book!


Gould s Book of Fish

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ISBN: 9781473524255
Release Date: 2016-05-26
Number of pages: 480
Author: Richard Flanagan
Publisher: Random House

Download and read online Gould s Book of Fish in PDF and EPUB FROM THE WINNER OF THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE 2014 Once upon a time that was called 1828, before all fishes in the sea and all living things on the land were destroyed, there was a man named William Buelow Gould, a white convict who fell in love with a black woman and discovered too late that to love is not safe. Silly Billy Gould, invader of Australia, liar, murderer and forger, condemned to the most feared penal colony in the British Empire and there ordered to paint a book of fish.


The Sound of One Hand Clapping

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ISBN: 9781473545779
Release Date: 2016-05-26
Number of pages: 448
Author: Richard Flanagan
Publisher: Random House

Download and read online The Sound of One Hand Clapping in PDF and EPUB FROM THE WINNER OF THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE 2014 In the winter of 1954, in a construction camp in the remote Tasmanian highlands, when Sonja Buloh was three years old and her father was drinking too much, her mother disappeared into a blizzard never to return. Thirty-five years later, Sonja returns to the place of her childhood to visit her drunkard father. The shadows of the past begin to intrude ever more forcefully into the present, changing forever his living death and her ordered life.


The Unknown Terrorist

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ISBN: 9781473524279
Release Date: 2016-05-26
Number of pages: 336
Author: Richard Flanagan
Publisher: Random House

Download and read online The Unknown Terrorist in PDF and EPUB FROM THE WINNER OF THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE 2014 After a one-night stand with an attractive stranger, pole-dancer Gina Davies finds herself prime suspect in an attempted terrorist attack on Sydney. Hunted by the police, her face stares back at her on the unremitting 24/7 news cycle. She is soon running away from her dreams for a better life and witnessing every truth turn into a betrayal. The Unknown Terrorist is a startlingly prescient novel that drums with the cadences of city life; where fear invades individual lives, pushing one woman ever closer to breaking point.


The bundle

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ISBN: STANFORD:36105041068995
Release Date: 1978
Number of pages: 98
Author: Edward Bond
Publisher:

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Death of a River Guide

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ISBN: 9781473524262
Release Date: 2016-05-26
Number of pages: 336
Author: Richard Flanagan
Publisher: Random House

Download and read online Death of a River Guide in PDF and EPUB FROM THE WINNER OF THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE 2014 Trapped within a waterfall on the wild Franklin River, Tasmanian river guide, Aljaz Cosini, lies drowning. As the tourists he has been guiding down the river seek to save him, Aljaz is beset by visions horrible and fabulous. As the rapids rise, Aljaz relives not just his own life but also his country’s dreaming.


In Pharaoh s Army

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ISBN: 9780307763754
Release Date: 2010-09-01
Number of pages: 240
Author: Tobias Wolff
Publisher: Vintage

Download and read online In Pharaoh s Army in PDF and EPUB Whether he is evoking the blind carnage of the Tet offensive, the theatrics of his fellow Americans, or the unraveling of his own illusions, Wolff brings to this work the same uncanny eye for detail, pitiless candor and mordant wit that made This Boy's Life a modern classic. From the Trade Paperback edition.


The Lives of Others

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ISBN: 9788184006261
Release Date: 2014-06-13
Number of pages: 528
Author: Neel Mukherjee
Publisher: Random House India

Download and read online The Lives of Others in PDF and EPUB ‘Ma, I feel exhausted with consuming, with taking and grabbing and using. I am so bloated that I feel I cannot breathe any more. I am leaving to find some air, some place where I shall be able to purge myself, push back against the life given me and make my own. I feel I live in a borrowed house. It’s time to find my own . . . Forgive me . . .’ Calcutta, 1967. Unnoticed by his family, Supratik has become dangerously involved in student unrest, agitation, extremist political activism. Compelled by an idealistic desire to change his life and the world around him, all he leaves behind before disappearing is this note . . . The ageing patriarch and matriarch of his family, the Ghoshes, preside over their large household, unaware that beneath the barely ruffled surface of their lives the sands are shifting. More than poisonous rivalries among sisters-in-law, destructive secrets, and the implosion of the family business, this is a family unraveling as the society around it fractures. For this is a moment of turbulence, of inevitable and unstoppable change: the chasm between the generations, and between those who have and those who have not, has never been wider. Ambitious, rich and compassionate, The Lives of Others unfolds a family history, and anatomizes a social class in all its contradictions. It asks: can we escape what is in our blood? How do we imagine our place amongst others in the world? Can that be reimagined? And at what cost? This is a novel of rare power and emotional force.


Basho s Journey

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ISBN: 9780791483435
Release Date: 2010-03-29
Number of pages: 210
Author: Matsuo Basho
Publisher: SUNY Press

Download and read online Basho s Journey in PDF and EPUB Offers the most comprehensive collection of Basho's prose available, beautifully translated into English.