Les Harding, onetime Japanese prisoner-of-war, takes a package cruise to Japan with his wife. As he draws near, long-repressed memories of suffering well up. A rich, ironic study of Australian xenophobia..
Source: Currency Press
Unit Suitable For
AC: Senior Secondary (Literature Unit 3)
Australian humour, Australian identity, gender, marriage, memory, national spirit, racism, the past, war
Critical and creative thinking, Ethical understanding, Literacy, Personal and social
Asia and Australia's engagement with Asia