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The English Patient (Large Print)
The English Patient - Large Print
Author: Michael Ondaatje
This novel traces the intersection of four damaged lives in an Italian villa at the end of WW II. Hana, the exhausted nurse, Caravaggio, the maimed thief, and the wary Kip are all haunted by the riddle of the English patient, the nameless, burned man who lies in an upstairs room and whose memories of passion, betrayal, and rescue illuminate the ...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780786211517
ISBN-10: 0786211512
Publication Date: 9/1997
Pages: 455
Rating:
  • Currently 4.4/5 Stars.
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4.4 stars, based on 4 ratings
Publisher: Thorndike Press
Book Type: Hardcover
Large Print: Yes
Other Versions: Paperback, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
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reviewed The English Patient (Large Print) on + 6 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 5
One of the better books I've ever read, I read it in one afternoon-night. I saw the movie years ago and enjoyed it and think the book is spectacular. It's a story about relationships, regrets, tragedies in tormented times. Through each other, all the characters learn more about themselves. I'll be looking for other works of this author to read in the future.
reviewed The English Patient (Large Print) on + 243 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 4
This book is simply a beautiful story--the language used is outstanding.
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Helpful Score: 4
This was the book that made me decide that I'd never finish a book again that I didn't like. I read every word of this book and suffered through the whole thing. Too many good books out there to read this.
reviewed The English Patient (Large Print) on + 8 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 3
A unique book about love and individual frailties. Ondaatje is a master writer that takes you on a beautiful journey.
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Helpful Score: 3
I read this book too many years ago to review it in depth. Found this perfect-condition copy at a thrift shop and just had to buy it to share. I love this novel. The film version does not touch the depth of the writing. The characters are rich, the situation they find themselves in unique, the storyline absorbing. If you enjoyed the film but have never read the book, don't pass this one up.
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