Richard Flanagan’s The Narrow Road to the Deep North to be adapted for TV

The Man Booker prize-winning book will be adapted by the same company behind the upcoming TV redux of Picnic at Hanging Rock

Three years after taking out the Man Booker prize, Richard Flanagan’s epic The Narrow Road to the Deep North is to be adapted for television.

The best-selling Australian author has signed a deal with FremantleMedia Australia for his novel to be made into a high-end drama series about the horrific ordeals of the prisoners on the death railway between Thailand and Burma during the second world war.

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