Man Booker Challenge 2014: The Narrow Road to the Deep North

The Narrow Road to the Deep North, Richard Flanagan Taking its title from one of the most famous books in Japanese literature, written by the great haiku poet Basho, Flanagan’s novel has as its heart one of the most infamous episodes of Japanese history, the construction of the Thailand-Burma Death Railway in World War II. … Continue reading Man Booker Challenge 2014: The Narrow Road to the Deep North