Indonesia under Japan's brutal occupation during World War II, is the setting for this novel. The plot is heightened by the fact that the Japanese are only a day or two away from surrendering to the Allies.
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Book Description Penguin Books, 2000. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Reprint. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0140296522
Book Description Penguin Books, 2000. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110140296522
Book Description U.S.A.: Penguin Books, 2000. Soft cover. Book Condition: New. 7224 Language: eng Language: eng. Bookseller Inventory # 2124
Book Description Penguin Books, 2000. Book Condition: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: Written while Pramoedya Ananta Toer was imprisoned by the Dutch for his role in the Indonesian revolution after World War II, The Fugitive was his first major novel and the first to be published in the United States.Set during the final days of World War II, The Fugitive tells the harrowing story of a young platoon leader who has led a failed nationalist revolt against Japanese forces occupying Indonesia. Betrayed by a co-conspirator and forced to disguise himself as a beggar, he sets out to find his fiancee, while eluding the military forces who will kill him if they capture him. Combining acute political and social criticism with a gripping, deeply moving narrative, this timeless story of a soldier's return home will haunt the memories of all who read it. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_new_0140296522