The Aboriginal children come across a honey ants nest and eat the ants and the honey nectar went all over their faces. A white dingo puppy follows them to lick the nectar off their lips.
Richard Flanagan journeys with presenter Alan Yentob through his native Tasmania, visiting the places that have inspired his novels, and on to Thailand, to see first-hand the site of the Death Railway.
One fresh misty morning a young Aboriginal boy went running through the bush. He kicked his big toe on a rock. Hopping around on one foot, he put his throbbing toe into the river.
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