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To the River Kwai

Stewart, John

To the River Kwai

two journeys - 1943, 1979

by Stewart, John

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Published by Bloomsbury in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementJohn Stewart.
The Physical Object
Pagination(192)p. :
Number of Pages192
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22324710M
ISBN 100747502978

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Pierre Boulle The Bridge Over the River Kwai Similar books. Books similar to The Bridge Over the River Kwai The Bridge Over the River Kwai. by Pierre Boulle. avg. rating Ratings. Boldly advancing through Asia, the Japanese need a train route from Burma going north.

In a prison camp, British POWs are forced into labor. Long Way Back to the River Kwai is a simply told but searing memoir of World War II—a testimonial to one man’s indomitable will to live that will take its place beside the Diary of Ann Frank, Bridge over the River Kwai, and Edith’s Story.

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Return from the River Kwai is the story of two shiploads of POWs being sent to Japan for work detail. The Allies bomb the ships, not knowing they are carrying prisoners. In the first part of the book many uninteresting facts are strung together (based on government reports?) to lead up to the main story/5.

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The Amazon Book Review Book recommendations, author interviews, editors' picks, and more. /5(). “The Bridge on the River Kwai” won Best Picture and six other Oscar nods from the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences at the Academy Awards.

What the film did not win was the respect and admiration from members of the Far East Prisoners of War (FEPOW) due to the fictitious portrayal of events. The Bridge on the River Kwai is a adventure epic war film directed by David Lean and based on the novel written by Pierre film uses the historical setting of the construction of the Burma Railway in – The cast includes William Holden, Jack Hawkins, Alec Guinness, and Sessue Hayakawa.

It was initially scripted by screenwriter Carl Foreman, who was later replaced. Return from the River Kwai is a British film directed by Andrew McLaglen and starring Edward Fox, Chris Penn and Timothy Bottoms.

It is not a sequel to The Bridge on the River Kwai (), though it also deals with POWs of the Japanese in World War II.

The construction of the railway has been the subject of a novel and an award-winning film, The Bridge on the River Kwai (itself an adaptation of the French language novel The Bridge over the River Kwai); a novel, The Narrow Road to the Deep North by Richard Flanagan, and a large number of personal accounts of POW experiences.

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The resort is situated closed by Saiyok National Park where Lawa Cave, a stalactites and stalagmites cave, is. Directed by Andrew V. McLaglen. With Timothy Bottoms, Nick Tate, George Takei, Edward Fox. A group of war prisoners from the Kwai bridge building camp undertake a.

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The FloatHouse River Kwai Resort contrasts the extreme wilderness on its back door with the extraordinary luxury of its interior and River Kwai flowing underneath. To the River Kwai: Two Journeys,Stewart, John: Books - Skip to main Hello, Sign in.

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It is unquestionably one of the greatest movies ever made.5/5(4).