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Richard Flanagan
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Dorrigo Evans

Dorrigo Evans is a young doctor who is beginning a career with the military as the story opens. As of this point in his life, he has mainly coasted through, doing what was expected without any real dreams of his own. He becomes engaged to a young lady of some standing, recognizing that her family will accept him as a matter of course because he is a doctor. His proposal is done in the heat of a moment of passion and he almost doesn't expect that she will still be waiting for him for the years it takes him to escape from the war. Dorrigo is waiting to be deployed when he learns that his uncle, Keith Mulvaney, lives nearby. He decides to visit on a whim and encounters an attractive young woman that he later learns is his uncle's younger wife, Amy. Dorrigo and Amy begin...

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