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To the Kwai-and Back

War Drawings 1939-1945

by Ronald Searle

  • 37 Want to read
  • 7 Currently reading

Published by Souvenir Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Asian / Middle Eastern history: Second World War,
  • Drawing & drawings,
  • History of specific subjects,
  • Iconography, subjects depicted in art,
  • Individual artists,
  • Prisoners of war,
  • Second World War, 1939-1945,
  • History,
  • History - Military / War,
  • Military,
  • Japan,
  • Military - World War II,
  • Subjects & Themes - General,
  • History / Military / World War II,
  • Middle East - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages208
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9347495M
    ISBN 100285637452
    ISBN 109780285637450

    The Death Railway starts at Nong Pladuk, a junction on the Bangkok to Singapore main line some 80km west of Bangkok. The line heads northwest to Kanchanaburi, over the Bridge on the River Kwai, along the Kwae Noi ('Little Kwai') and over the Wampo Viaduct to Nam Tok, the current terminus for . Combine a cruise through the Floating Markets with a visit to Bridge on the River Kwai on this full-day guided tour from Bangkok. With the knowledge of your local guide, this is a wonderful way to maximize your time and delve deeper in the Thailand's Kanchanaburi region.


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Most of these drawings appear in his book, Ronald Searle: To the Kwai and Back, War Drawings – In the book, Searle also wrote of his experiences as a prisoner, including the day he woke up to find a dead friend on either side of him, and a live snake underneath his head:Born: Ronald William Fordham Searle, 3 March.

The drawings in this remarkable book were hidden by Searle and smuggled from place to place, stained with the sweat and dirt of his captivity. They are a record of one man’s war and are among the most important and moving accounts of the Second World War.”. Black cloth-effect paper covered boards, lettered in gilt.

Minor shelf wear, light crease to bottom front cover corner. Dust jacket shows surface rubbing, two 2" closed tears along upper joints, creasing to upper back panel and rear flap, now in mylar. Aug 10,  · TO THE KWAI - AND BACK War Drawings, By Ronald Searle.

Illustrated. Boston: The Atlantic Monthly Press. $ MOST newspaper readers in. In Ronald Searle became a prisoner-of-war in Burma, 'To the Kwai - and Back' is a record (in drawings and sketches) that record his experiences as a labourer on.

Sep 01,  · To the Kwai - and Back To the Kwai-and Back book Ronald Searle,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(31). The Paperback of the To the Kwai-and Back: War Drawings by Ronald Searle at Barnes & Noble.

FREE Shipping on $35 or more. "This is a monumentally important book more than just a drawn record of mainly unphotographed events. 5% Back on All B&N nightcapcabaret.com: Souvenir Press.

Compiled together in as a book called To the Kwai and Back, these drawings provide a unique and hugely important account of the Second World War. In it, Searle writes about his experience, presenting an astonishing record of the cruelty, depravity and savagery of the war.

To the Kwai and Back. War Drawings Ronald Searle. AUD $ The drawings in this remarkable book were hidden by Searle and smuggled from place to place, stained with the sweat and dirt of his captivity. They are a record of one man s war and are among the most important and moving accounts of the Second World War.

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To the Kwai and Back: War Drawings, Ronald Searle, Author Atlantic Monthly Press $34 (p) ISBN More By and About This Author Buy this book This remarkable. Ronald Searle: To the Kwai and back. The book recounts his voyage from Scotland by ship to Halifax in Nova Scotia, to Trinidad, Cape Town, Mombasa and finally to Singapore and the Death Railway.

Many of these pages reproduce life as it was lived, or endured, in Changi Camp and Jail in Singapore, and in the western Thai jungle. Get FREE shipping on To the Kwai - and Back by Ronald Searle, from nightcapcabaret.com Inas an art student, Ronald Searle volunteered for the army, embarking for Singapore in Within a month of his arrival he became a prisoner of the Japanese, and after 14 months in a POW camp, was sent north to a work camp on theBrand: Profile Books Ltd.

To the Kwai & Back. War Drawings - Author: Ronald Searle Ronald Searle's 'To the Kwai - and Back' faithfully reproduces in full colour the hundreds of sketches Searle made as a prisoner on the Burma Railway and in Changi prison.

Published in hardback, sized 11½ x 8¾ inches this is a book that will be kept and prized forever, a. I decided to finally read this "classic" after a trip to Bangkok late last year.

My colleague and I took a day trip to (and, indeed, walked across) the Bridge Over the River Kwai and visited the nearby military cemetery (which is attractive, well organized and maintained, and, well, moving), and the extremely informative museum.4/5.

To The Kwai – And Back: War Drawings by Ronald Searle. Souvenir Press,pages, ISBN£ Review by Sean Curtin. This disturbing book was previously reviewed back in Issue 3 (May ) by Sir Hugh Cortazzi but is worth examining again as it contains one of the best contemporary visual records of the terrible.

Comment: The book has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. Our estimated delivery is between working days however we ask you to allow up to 21, due to delays currently with Canadian post if you could allow a further 5 working days on top of this we would appreciate it.5/5(2).

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Get this from a library. To the Kwai and back: war drawings, [Ronald Searle]. These are images from the book "To the Kwai and Back" which I could possibly use in the essay. The drawings that Searle has done of the prisoners suffering from cholera really show the distress and pain of the war and the terrible conditions that they were forced to live in.

Download book To the Kwai and Back: War Drawings Author: Ronald Searle. Inas an art student, Ronald Searle volunteered for the army, embarking for Singapore in Within a month of his arrival there, however, he became a prisoner of the Japanese, and after 14 months in a prisoner-of-war camp, was sent north to a work camp on the Burma Railway.

Ernest Gordon, a survivor of the railway construction and POW camps described in the novel/film, stated in a book, Through the Valley of the Kwai: "In Pierre Boulle's book The Bridge over the River Kwai and the film which was based on it, the impression was given that British officers not only took part in building the bridge willingly Based on: The Bridge over the River Kwai, by Pierre Boulle.

Our group of 5 had our own guide and bus which picked us up and dropped us back at our hotel. The journey there and back was long, 3 hrs each way with traffic. General Manager at Bridge on the River Kwai and Thailand-Burma Railway Tour. Bridge on the River Kwai and Reviews.

from $* Likely To Sell Out. Bridge on River Kwai 4/4(30). By Ronald Searle. Souvenir Press, Aprilpages, ISBN£ Review by Sir Hugh Cortazzi. Ronald Searle, the creator of the girls of St Trinians and one of the ablest and most famous British cartoonists, was a prisoner of war of the Japanese from February to August Apr 06,  · Buy To the Kwai and Back by Ronald Searle from Waterstones today.

Click and Collect from your local Waterstones or get FREE UK delivery on orders over £/5. Searle has inspired and influenced me since I was six years old. He was one of the greatest illustrators and cartoonists of the 20th Century.

A Japanese prisoner-of-war in his early 20s, he managed, often with great difficulty, to make drawings and, remarkably, to keep them. Horrifying, often moving, sometimes funny, this collection is a total joy, on so many levels.

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Pass sugar cane fields, rice paddies, and pineapple plantations, then make the first stop of the day at the Kwai River, boarding a long-tail speed boat to the site of the bridge, an icon of the classic novel about wartime Thailand.4/4(). Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for To the Kwai and Back: War Drawings, by Ronald Searle (Hardback, ) at the best online prices at.

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