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The English patient

By: Ondaatje, Michael

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0747572593 / 9780747572596
Out of print
Contemporary classics
20 cm 324 p.
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Reprint. Film tie-in. Originally published: 1992.

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.


FA Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945), FJM War & combat fiction

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