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Product Description: “If the legendary Schindler’s List was not enough to showcase Thomas Keneally’s literary mastery, then [this novel] surely will” (New York Daily News) as the Booker Prize-winning author reimagines from all sides the drastic true events of the night more than one thousand Japanese POWs staged the largest and bloodiest prison escape of World War II...read more

Hardcover:

9781410476692 | Large print edition (Thorndike Pr, March 4, 2015), cover price $31.99 | About this edition: Based on true events, this beautifully rendered novel from the author of "Schindler's List" and "The Daughters of Mars" brilliantly explores a World War II prison camp, where Japanese prisoners resolve to take drastic action to wipe away their shame.
9781476734644 | Atria Books, February 24, 2015, cover price $26.00 | About this edition: Based on true events, this beautifully rendered novel from the author of Schindler’s List and The Daughters of Mars brilliantly explores a World War II prison camp, where Japanese prisoners resolve to take drastic action to wipe away their shame.

Paperback:

9781476734651 | Reprint edition (Washington Square Pr, December 8, 2015), cover price $17.00 | About this edition: “If the legendary Schindler’s List was not enough to showcase Thomas Keneally’s literary mastery, then [this novel] surely will” (New York Daily News) as the Booker Prize-winning author reimagines from all sides the drastic true events of the night more than one thousand Japanese POWs staged the largest and bloodiest prison escape of World War II.

The time is World War II. The place is a brutal prison camp deep in Japanese-occupied territory. Here, within the seething mass of humanity, one man, an American corporal, seeks dominance over both captives and captors alike. His weapons are human courage, unblinking understanding of human weaknesses, and total willingness to exploit every opportunity to enlarge his power and corrupt or destroy anyone who stands in his path.

Hardcover:

9780708981757 | Large print edition (Ulverscroft Large Print Books, June 1, 1984), cover price $16.95 | About this edition: The time is World War II.

Paperback:

9780340750681 | Hodder & Stoughton, May 30, 2006, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Set in Changi, the most notorious prisoner of war camp in Asia, King Rat is an heroic story of survival told by a master story-teller who lived through those years as a young soldier.
9780385333764 | Delta, July 1, 1999, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: Featuring dramatic never-before-published material from the original manuscript and a new introduction, the timeless classic details the conflict between a powerful black marketeer and his fellow prisoners at a Japanese POW camp that leads to tragedy.
9780440145462 | Dell Pub Co, June 1, 1993, cover price $9.99 | About this edition: A conflict between a powerful black marketeer and his fellow prisoners at a Japanese POW camp leads to tragedy

CD/Spoken Word:

9781481525367 | Mp3 una edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, April 14, 2015), cover price $29.95
9781481525374 | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, April 14, 2015), cover price $34.95

Cassette/Spoken Word:

9780736646000 | Abridged edition (Books on Tape, July 1, 1999), cover price $24.95 | About this edition: The time is World War II.
9780736645584 | Unabridged edition (Books on Tape, June 1, 1999), cover price $88.00 | About this edition: Book by Clavell, James

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Product Description: Under the Sun is set in the closing stages of World War Two in the South Pacific. Flight Lieutenant Edward Strickland is a young RAF Spitfire pilot flying sorties over the Carolines and their outlying atolls. On a dawn patrol he is shot down attacking a submarine and ends up on a remote island occupied by a small Japanese garrison, that has remained undetected throughout the war...read more

Paperback:

9781908129499 | Arcadia Books Ltd, November 15, 2013, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Under the Sun is set in the closing stages of World War Two in the South Pacific.

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Product Description: A classic title from a best-selling author, with a brand-new foreword - They were both outsiders in their way. But it was in the class-ridden community of a boys’ public school in 1929 that the first spark of conflict was struck between Butler, the rich man’s son, and Maitland, the gardener’s boy...read more

Hardcover:

9780727880116 | Reprint edition (Severn House Pub Ltd, June 1, 2011), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: A classic title from a best-selling author, with a brand-new foreword - They were both outsiders in their way.

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Product Description: She lived only for pleasure...until war forced her to find courage she did not know she had, and love where she least expected it. It is 1941, and while Britain is in the grip of war, life in the Far East is one of wealth and privilege...read more

Hardcover:

9780593057179 | Transworld Pub, January 1, 2009, cover price $29.90 | About this edition: She lived only for pleasure.

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