Tag Archives: Japanese POW Camp

The Wreckage by Michael Crummey

Wish Furey is a young Catholic man making his way in Newfoundland, off the coast of Canada, at the outset of World War II.  His world is turned upside down when he meets Mercedes (Sadie) Parsons.  Deeply in love, the … Continue reading

Posted in Fiction | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Narrow Road To The Deep North by Richard Flanagan

Set in Australia and Thailand during World War II, The Narrow Road to the Deep North tells the tale of survival of the human spirit, and the narrow line between virtue and inhumanity. This is a wonderful book club book.  … Continue reading

Posted in Historical Fiction | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment