Questions tagged [james-clavell]

Questions about the Australian-born novelist James Clavell (1921 – 1994) and his works. He is best known as the author of novels that are set in Asia, such as Tai-Pan (1966) and Shōgun (1975). Several of his works were turned into TV mini-series.

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Quote about being better not to give something than to take away

I'm looking for source of a quote about being better not to give something than to take away. It's been many years, so I can't recall much more about the quote. I thought it would be from the book ...
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Who is the radio informer in King Rat by Clavell?

In King Rat by James Clavell, two radios in the camp are found by the Japanese. The radios were found only because of an informer. Who was the informer? For some time I thought that it was Smeedel-...