The Bridge Over The River Kwai (Pierre Boulle)

KwaiBoulle1b-193x300From the man who gave us Planet Of The Apes. First published in France in 1952, Monsieur Boulle called upon his own memories of being a captive of the Japanese in Malaysia, and how certain French officers were collaborators. (nothing new there!) But seriously, its one thing to have written two successful novels in different genres, but to have both made into iconic movies – in another language no less – is truly remarkable. [Read more…]

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