During the second world war Eric Lomax was forced to work on the notorius Burma-Siam Railway and was tortured by the Japanese for making a crude radio.
Left emotionally scarred and unable to form normal relationships Lomax suffered for years until, with the help of the Medical Foundation for the Care of Victims of Torture, he came to terms with what had happened and, fifty years after the terrible events, was able to meet one of his tormentors.
Winner of the Waterstones Esquire Award for Non-Fiction, the JR Ackerley Prize and the NCR Book Award.
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- publication date: 06/10/2009
- ID: 9781409087878
- book language: en
- publisher: Random House
- publisher imprint: Vintage Digital
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