THE ENGLISH PATIENT

THE ENGLISH PATIENT

By: Ondaatje, Michael

Price: $3.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Very Good


More Description

With unsettling beauty and intelligence, Michael Ondaatje's 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, exhausted by death, obsessively tends to her last surviving patient. Caravaggio, the thief, tries to reimagine who he is, now that his hands are hopelessly maimed. The Indian sapper Kip searches for hidden bombs in a landscape where nothing is safe but himself. And at the center of his labyrinth lies the English patient, nameless and hideously burned, a man who is both a riddle and a provocation to his companions--and whose memories of suffering, rescue, and betrayal illuminate this book like flashes of heat lightning.

Title: THE ENGLISH PATIENT

Author Name: Ondaatje, Michael

Categories: Fiction,

Publisher: Vintage Books: 1993

ISBN Number: 0679745203

ISBN Number 13: 9780679745204

Binding: Trade Paperback

Book Condition: Very Good

Seller ID: 114491

Description:

Keywords: World War 2 In Fiction,