To the Kwai-- and back

war drawings, 1939-1945
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Souvenir Press , London
Searle, Ronald, -- 1920-, Drawing, British -- 20th century., World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners and prisons, Japanese -- Pictorial works., World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, Bri
StatementRonald Searle.
GenrePictorial works., Personal narratives, British.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsNC242.S4 A4 2006
The Physical Object
Pagination192 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23123287M
ISBN 100285637452
ISBN 139780285637450

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: Long Way Back to the River Kwai: Memories of World War II (): Velmans, Loet: Books. Buy To the Kwai and Back: War Drawings - Main by Ronald Searle (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(28). 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.

After he was released inhis drawings were exhibited in Cambridge and were later published in as a book entitled To the Kwai - and Back: War Drawings Inhe began writing and illustrating parodies about the students at a fictional English girls' school called St.

Trinian's and publishing them in Lilliput.4/5(1). 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. London: Collins in association with the Imperial War Museum, (OCoLC) Named Person: Ronald Searle: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Ronald Searle; Imperial War Museum (Great Britain).

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He and his family fled to London on the Dutch Coast Guard cutter Seaman’s Hope and then sailed to the Dutch East Indies—now Indonesia—where he joined the Dutch army.

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the drawings in this book are a remarkable record of one mans war, what ronald searle calls "the graffiti of a condemned man", intending to leave a rough witness of his passing through, but who found himself to his surprise and delight - among the reprieved.

details about to the kwai- and back war drawings by ronald searle hard copy. 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. The Bridge over the River Kwai (French: Le Pont de la rivière Kwaï) is a novel by the French novelist Pierre Boulle, published in French in and English translation by Xan Fielding in The story is fictional but uses the construction of the Burma Railway, in –, as its historical setting, and is partly based on Pierre Boulle's own life experience working in Malaysia rubber.

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 government reports?) to lead up to the main story/5(8).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 To The Kwai And Back War Drawings Book add tags for to the kwai and back war drawings be the first similar items related subjects 8 searle ronald world war prisoners and prisons japanese pictorial works prisoners.