English Patient by Michael Ondaatje
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English Patient
By Michael Ondaatje

The English Patient

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English Patient by Michael Ondaatje

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The final curtain is closing on the Second World War, and Hana, a nurse, stays behind in an abandoned Italian villa to tend to her only remaining patient. Rescued by Bedouins from a burning plane, he is English, anonymous, damaged beyond recognition and haunted by his memories of passion and betrayal. The only clue Hana has to his past is the one thing he clung on to through the fire - a copy of The Histories by Herodotus, covered with hand-written notes describing a painful and ultimately tragic love affair.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780747572596
ISBN-10: 0747572593
Format: Paperback
(198mm x 129mm x 20mm)
Pages: 336
Imprint: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publish Date: 2-Aug-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Michael Ondaatje

Michael Ondaatje was born in Sri Lanka and lives in Toronto. The English Patient won the Booker Prize in 1992 and was made into an Oscar-winning film directed by Anthony Minghella.

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