One Fourteenth of an Elephant


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In February 1942, Singapore fell to the Japanese. Denys Peek and his brother were just two of tens of thousands of British and Commonwealth soldiers and citizens taken prisoner. Eight months later, he and his comrades were packed into steel goods wagons and transported by rail to Siam. They were to become part of the slave labour force destined for the massive construction project that would later become infamous as the Burma Thailand Railway. He would spend the next three years in over fifteen different work and 'hospital ...

One Fourteenth Of An Elephant 2005, Bantam Books (Transworld Publishers a division of the Random House Group), London

ISBN-13: 9780553816570

Mass-market paperback

One Fourteenth of an Elephant 2004, Doubleday, London

ISBN-13: 9780385607407