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Michael ondaatje is a canadian novelist and poet whose best known work is the booker prize-winning novel, 'the english patient' this biography provides detailed information about his childhood, life, achievements, works & timeline. Michael ondaatje, toronto, on 40k likes michael ondaatje is the author of five novels, including the booker prize-winning the english patient, as well.
Essays and criticism on michael ondaatje - ondaatje, michael enotes home as alm sy, the english patient, slowly reveals his story in the pages of michael ondaatje's the english patient, he describes leaving his mortally injured lover hidden in a. Or, as vividly described in michael ondaatje's novel of the war in europe, the english patient, a young sikh from the punjab into michelangelo's sistine chapel, on a bomb-disposal mission at night. The english patient [michael ondaatje] on amazoncom free shipping on qualifying offers with unsettling beauty and intelligence, this booker prize-winning novel traces the intersection of four damaged lives in an abandoned italian villa at the end of world war ii the nurse hana. 'the english patient', by michael ondaatje, is a work of historical fiction set primarily in a small villa in the hills near florence during world war ii.
Michael ondaatje retrieved the english patient (1992) is ondaatje's most acclaimed novel to date (2011), in which 11-year-old protagonist michael departs ceylon for england in 1954 the novel, set during the three-week journey by ship.