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King rat

Author: James Clavell
Publisher: London : Hodder, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In Changi, the most notorious prisoner of war camp in Asia, only one man in fifteen had the strength, the luck and the cleverness to survive. Food was scarce and the conditions intolerable but there were ways to ease the suffering if you knew the right man. King was that man, but he had his price and in a camp notorious for cruelty, injustice and corruption, he was hated above all men.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Historical fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James Clavell
ISBN: 0340750685 9780340750681
OCLC Number: 123894508
Notes: Originally published: London : Michael Joseph, 1962.
Description: 408 pages ; 20 cm.
Responsibility: James Clavell.

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