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An interesting but somewhat harrowing book about Rosemary, an English teenage girl living in Singapore during Ww2. The 'finishing school' in which she finds herself is a japanese prison camp. rosemary is an appealing character and the people she meets in the camp are also interesting, even some of the japanese are not entirely inhumane. But there are frightening things that happen to Rosemary, and some that are genuinely horrific. a vivid and sometimes painful picture of life in a prison camp, ...more