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To the Kwai and back

war drawings, 1939-1945

by Ronald Searle

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Published by Atlantic Monthly Press in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Searle, Ronald, 1920-,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Art and the war.,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, British.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 191.

    StatementRonald Searle.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsNC242.S4 A4 1986
    The Physical Object
    Pagination192 p. :
    Number of Pages192
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2559008M
    ISBN 100871130734
    LC Control Number85073390
    OCLC/WorldCa13493472

    To the Kwai and Back: War Drawings - by Ronald Searle at - ISBN - ISBN - Souvenir Press Ltd - - Hardcover/5(31).   This autobiographical tale takes the reader back to the year and the forced struggle of thousands of allied POW’s. Loet Velman leaves Holland and travels to the Dutch East Indies just as the war was starting in Europe.4/5.

      ''To the Kwai - and Back'' offers new substantiation to the theory that artists tend to be writers (and vice versa). After all, both professions deal with imagery and communication. Return from the River Kwai is the story of two shiploads of POWs being sent to Japan for work detail. The Allies bomb the ships, not knowing they are carrying prisoners. In the first part of the book many uninteresting facts are strung together (based on /5.

      Boulle's Bridge Over the River Kwai is a passion play and insight into the moralities of senior British officers and a Japanese commandant using a remote Japanese P.O.W. camp in Siam during WWII as a commandant, Colonel Saito, a drunken, loathsome miscreant of unfulfilled expectations is fond of using starvation and torture to keep /5(5). To the Kwai and Back - Ronald Searle War Drawings description. Show more. Object details Category Posters Related period (production) Creator Unknown (Undefined) Imperial War Museum (publisher/sponsor) Books. To the Kwai - and back war drawings, Books.


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To the Kwai―and Back: War Drawings – Hardcover To the Kwai and back book April 1, by Ronald Searle (Author)/5(21). To the Kwai―and Back: War Drawings – Paperback – May 1, by Ronald Searle (Author)/5(21).

To the Kwai-and Back: War Drawings 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 the Burma Railway/5.

To the Kwai and Back: War Drawings - by Ronald Searle () Hardcover on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers/5(21). To the Kwai-and Back Book Description A very good First Edition of the book of Ronald Searle's War Drawings notably including his time as a Prisoner of War of the Japanese; the Burma Railway and Changi Gaol.

[(To the Kwai and Back: War Drawings - )] [Author: Ronald Searle] published on (April, ) on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. [(To the Kwai and Back: War Drawings - )] [Author: Ronald Searle] published on (April, )/5(21). To the Kwai, and back: war drawings, First-person accounts of life in a Japanese POW camp are not common, and illustrated memoirs are rare indeed.

Searle, a 4/5(1). To the Kwai―and Back: War Drawings – Hardcover – April 1 by Ronald Searle (Author)/5(21). Book Description 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 the Burma Railway and in Changi prison/5(23).

To the Kwai - and Back: War Drawings Paperback – 1 Sept. by Ronald Searle (Author)/5(23). 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 Born: Ronald William Fordham Searle, 3.

Allen & Unwin is Australia's leading independent book publisher and has been voted "Publisher of the Year" thirteen times including the inaugural award in and eleven times since To the Kwai and Back - Ronald Searle - - Allen & Unwin - Australia.

Print book: English: Paperback editionView all editions and formats Summary: 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 the Burma Railway and in Changi prison.

To the Kwai - and Back by Ronald Searle,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(31). 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. To the Kwai – and Back: War Drawings Hardcover with dust jacket, black cloth with gilt spine titles, by cm, pp., illus.

in color. The hardcover is very good with only faint signs of shelf wear; the jacket is very good with minor edge wear and rubbing. Get this from a library. To the Kwai and back: war drawings [Ronald Searle; Imperial War Museum (Great Britain)].

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.

To the Kwai--and back: war drawings, / Author: Ronald Searle. --Publication info: Boston: Atlantic Monthly Press: [distributed by Little, Brown], c Get this from a library. To the Kwai - and back: war drawings, [Ronald Searle].

Return from the River Kwai is a British film directed by Andrew McLaglen and starring Edward Fox, Chris Penn and Timothy Bottoms.

It is not a sequel to Bridge on the River Kwai (), although it deals with POWS of the Japanese in World War Two. The film is based on a factual book with the same name about a Japanese prisoner Music by: Lalo Schifrin.To the Kwai & Back. War Drawings - Author: Ronald Searle "An exceptional record of the experiences of British forces from the fall of Singapore" Imperial War Museum.

To mark the 65th anniversay of the Fall of Singapore Souvenir Press are re-issuing one of the great books of our time, a remarkable record of the war in the Far East and.The sketchbooks Searle brought home from Changi constitute a remarkable document of survival in the face of the grossest inhumanity and are probably the best visual record of war in the Imperial War Museum; and they formed the basis for this book, To the Kwai and Back: War Drawings