The Narrow Road to the Deep North Setting

Richard Flanagan
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Adelaide

This is where the King of Cornwall is located. The city is not described in much detail but there are mentions of several specific settings there. Dorrigo is stationed nearby and there are beaches close to the pub Keith owns. There is a bookstore where Dorrigo meets Amy for the first time. Amy and Dorrigo go to a nightclub together the first night Keith leaves them alone.

Siam

Siam is the location of the Prisoner of War camp where Dorrigo and hundreds of others are held for years during the war. The weather is often rainy and the camp is filled with serious health problems caused by overcrowding, poor sanitation, and the moisture. The prisoners live in crude bamboo dwellings they built themselves. There is a great deal of mud and it's impossible to keep the prisoners and their few belongings clean. There are several additional shelters that...

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