The Narrow Road to the Deep North
Publish date: September 23rd 2013
Publisher: Vintage Australia
Pages no: 467
Edition language: English
, Book Club
, Historical Fiction
, Literary Fiction
, World War II
I don’t have words for this book. Seriously, the English language does not have words to describe how I felt while I was reading The Narrow Road to the Deep North. It has taken me days to write this review because I just don’t know what to say. I guess the rambling that follows is the book reviewer’...
So many stories are told about the events of WWII, but for some reason they tend to focus on what was happening in Europe and ignore the events happening across the globe. The cruelty with which the Japanese are known to have treated the nations they conquered and POWs cannot be equaled. Though they...
Couldn't get into it... maybe another time.
I had been intrigued by the book's story and much of the acclaim it received. Although I had intended not to read it (the subject is not one that I felt was for me and perhaps was not something I could handle), but I decided to put it on my "to read" list after reading that if he had not won the Man...
I was less than impressed by the most recent winner of the Man Booker Prize. It felt more like three books merged into one, with the Australian surgeon, Dorrigo Evans as the thread that linked them together.The first part was a love story, rather along the lines of Birdsong by Sebastian Faulks. The ...