27 Sep 2014

Richard Flanagan: narrow roads

From Saturday Morning, 11:05 am on 27 September 2014

Richard FlanaganTasmanian writer Richard Flanagan is the author of six novels; his latest is The Narrow Road to the Deep North (Vintage Australia, ISBN: 978-1-741666700), about prisoners of war on the Burma Railway during the Second World War.

It has been hailed around the world as a masterpiece, won the 2014 Australian Indie Award, the 2014 Western Australia Premier's Book Award, and won the 2014 Man Booker prize.

Richard Flanagan speaks with Kim Hill before the announcement.