Pascal Khoo Thwe’s autobiography is a classic “truth is stranger than fiction” tale, describing how a dirt poor Burmese mountain boy improbably fell in love with the writings of James Joyce and eventually found himself studying at Cambridge University in England
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The Bridge Over The River Kwai: The Real Story
The Bridge On The River Kwai is famous in Thailand thanks to the David Lean movie of the same name – but the real story of what happened the building of the bridge during World War II is far different from what’s depicted in the film