Night of the New Moon

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9780140043594: Night of the New Moon

This book is the remarkable story of his experiences in the prison camp, but it is also a meditation on the morality of the Bomb, a compassionate and moving contemplation of human violence.

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The remarkable story of the author?s experiences in a Japanese prisoner-of-war camp.

Laurens van der Post was a prisoner in Java when the atom bombs that ended the war destroyed Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Both a moving memoir of his experiences in the camp and a meditation on the morality of the bombs, this is also a compassionate contemplation of the Japanese guards and their western prisoners.

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“Deserves to be placed among the short list of distinguished books to be written out of the experience of captivity in the last war. It is a classic.” – Stuart Hood

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