The setting for most of the novel, this place from a distance looks like a pearl on the green eastern tip of Singapore Island.
The object of the Japanese army's southern drive, this country is to serve as a vast slave camp for POWs.
The Indian city from which the POWs at Changi Prison receive news of the outside world.
Hiroshima and Nagasaki
The two Japanese cities destroyed by American atomic bombs.
An island in the Indonesian archipelago, this falls to the Japanese army in 1942 and is not liberated until 1945.
Located some three miles from the Changi POW camp on the east coast of Singapore Island, this place can be seen from the topmost cell in the jail.
The King conceives the idea of breeding these for their meat.
British soldiers from...
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