A book that binds readers of great literature, The English Patient secured the Booker Prize for author Ondaatje. The poet and novelist has also written In the Skin of a Lion, Coming Through Slaughter and The Collected Works of Billy the Kid; two collections of poems, The Cinnamon Peeler and There's a Trick with a Knife I'm Learning to Do; and a memoir, Running in the Family. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
A beautifully written story that carries its readers through a wonderfull story.Published 15 days ago by Amalight
The film was brilliant and so was the book and the film was almost the same as book which makes a change. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Rob
Michael Ondaatje - Thank you. Glad to see someone with a spine and a literary great, exercising their right speak out for those that are often not given a voice among the... Read morePublished 2 months ago by The Architect
This is a book which leaves you in no doubt that it is a Good Book. That you are in the presence of Fine Writing. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Toreados
Poetic writing but unfortunately nothing much happens. One of the few times when I have preferred the film. 3 starsPublished 4 months ago by Teresa Jewett
Wonderful, languid, poetical prose, dripping like warm chocolate in places all covered with a feeling of quietness and gentleness.Published 7 months ago by Helen Thompson
I'm glad I read the book after seeing the film. I have watched the film about 20 times, I love it!
The book is different but the film and book do compliment each other. Read more