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Richard Flanagan

Biography

Richard Flanagan

Richard Flanagan is the author of DEATH OF A RIVER GUIDE, THE SOUND OF ONE HAND CLAPPING, GOULD'S BOOK OF FISH, THE UNKNOWN TERRORIST, WANTING and THE NARROW ROAD TO THE DEEP NORTH --- which have received numerous honors and have been published in 26 countries. He lives in Tasmania.

Richard Flanagan

Books by Richard Flanagan

by Richard Flanagan - Fiction, Historical Fiction

August, 1943. In the despair of a Japanese POW camp on the Thai-Burma Death Railway, Australian surgeon Dorrigo Evans is haunted by his affair with his uncle's young wife two years earlier. His life is a daily struggle to save the men under his command from starvation, from cholera, from pitiless beatings. Until he receives a letter that will change him forever.