The Narrow Road to the Deep North: A novel

The Narrow Road to the Deep North: A novel

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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… (more)

Editorial reviews (8 reviews)


This is a heroic book marred by its determination to demonstrate high seriousness, which often collapses into pop philosophy. But for all its overstriving, this is a book you should read.

This “Narrow Road to the Deep North” is both unforgiving and generous, a paradox that should earn it some fame of its own.

At its peak, Flanagan’s thoughtful prose achieves dazzling, piercing impact.


Book Details  


Publisher: Vintage (August 12, 2014)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 352 pages

File size: 2.2 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

Awards: Man Booker Prize 2014 winner


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