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Survivor on the River Kwai

Called up in 1940 Reg expected to be fighting Germans. Instead he found himself caught up in the fall of Singapore to the Japanese. What followed were three years of hell moving from one camp to another along the Kwai river building the infamous Burma railway. Reg made the deadly jungle work for him. With an ingenuity that is astonishing he trapped and ate lizards harvested pumpkins from the canteen rubbish heap and with his homemade razor became camp barber. That Reg survived is testimony to his own courage and determination his will to beat the alien brutality of camp guards who had nothing but contempt for him and his fellow POWs.

  • Published by Soundings
  • Fiction/Non-FictionNon Fiction
  • Genre Biography
  • Target Audience Adult
  • Released 1st June 2014
  • Duration 10 Hrs. 54 Mins.
  • ISBN 9781407949376