Family,loyalty, war, resistance, memories...
Very much enjoyed this holiday read and found it hard to put down. Five Stars: Goodreads Reviewer
A very thought-provoking novel which is well worth reading. Five Stars: Goodreads Reviewer
Determined to settle old scores from the war years, Sirinya returns to her native Thailand, where once she risked everything to help prisoners of war on the Death Railway. But her journey into the past uncovers unexpected truths...
Thailand 1942: Sirinya and her family are members of the Thai underground, who risk their lives to resist the Japanese occupation and to and help prisoners of war building the Thai-Burma railway.
The events of those years have repercussions for decades to come. The book tells Sirinya's wartime story and how in the 1970s she returns to Kanchanaburi after a long absence abroad, to discover long buried secrets from the war years.
(Previously published both as The Homecoming and as Bamboo Road)