The Narrow Road to the Deep North Symbols & Objects

Richard Flanagan
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Bugle

The instrument that Jimmy plays during the many funerals at the POW camp. Jimmy has a great deal of trouble playing as his health deteriorates, but he continues to work at it and notes that there is mystery in the song, “Last Post.” The bugle is among Jimmy's few remaining possessions when he dies in an old-folks home, and his daughter puts it in a yard sale.

The King of Cornwall

The pub owned by Keith Mulvaney, this is where Amy and Dorrigo spend a great deal of their time during the early days of their affair. The pub is destroyed in an explosion and Keith is killed. Dorrigo believes Amy is also killed in the explosion but she was actually not at the pub at the time of the explosion.

Big Fella

This is the nickname given to Dorrigo in the Prisoner of War camp...

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