The Narrow Road to the Deep North - Section 3, Chapters 14-27 Summary & Analysis

Richard Flanagan
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In Chapter 14, Darky continues to try to reach his work place but he keeps falling and gets farther behind. He passes out and wakes when Rooster MacNeice wakes him. Rooster, Kes, and several other prisoners are hiding, taking a day to rest from the work, and Darky has gotten near their hiding place. Darky argues that it's not fair to the others but the hidden prisoners say they have been doing this once a week for some time, and that they haven't yet been caught. Darky continues on his way to the rail line and the others head deeper into the jungle.

In Chapter 15, Colonel Kota is still in the camp and goes out to see the work on the railroad. He encounters Darky and plans to behead him, but doesn't. The Japanese soldiers all leave and Kes goes to Darky, urging...

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