What follows is the story of two British officers whose spirit the Japanese try to break.
Yet out of all the violence and misery strange bonds are forged between prisoners - and their gaolers.
In a battle for survival that becomes a battle of contrasting wills and philosophies as the intensity of the men's relationships develop.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 240 pages
- Publisher: Vintage Publishing
- Publication Date: 03/01/2002
- Category: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
- ISBN: 9780099428763