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August 29, 2014 7:00 AM

‘Narrow Road to the Deep North’ reflects horrors of the Death Railway

Richard Flanagan’s new novel, “The Narrow Road to the Deep North,” takes one deep into the Burmese jungle with Allied POWs as they die building the railroad for the Japanese Empire. Beware: This is no “The Bridge Over the River Kwai,” but a deep look into the misery and death of that massive war crime.

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