A Town like Alice By Nevil Shute
It is the tale of the love and the war.
The first character of this novel is Jean Paget. She is the young English woman who lives in Malaysia. She was captured by the invading Japanese. She also has to force for brutal seven-month death march with dozens of other women and children. This was the nightmare for the Jean to back to her place. But her unexpected inheritance had inspired her to go back to the Malaysia and do something great for the citizens who save her life
She also go to the Australia outpost called Wills town. In his village, she finds the new resourcefulness and spirit in herself.