The English Patient by Michael Ondaatje

The English Patient is a 1992 novel by Sri Lankan-Canadian novelist Michael Ondaatje. The story deals with the gradually revealed histories of a critically burned English man, his Canadian nurse, an Italian thief, and an Indian sapper in the British Army as they live out the end of World War II in an Italian villa. The novel won the Canadian Governor General's Award and the Booker Prize for fiction. The narrative is non-linear and the main characters are examined in depth and detail.

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This book is on the following lists:

  1. - Man Booker Prize (Man Booker Prize)
  2. - Best Books Ever (bookdepository.com)
  3. - The 100 Best Books in the World (AbeBooks.de (in German))
  4. - 100 Books to Read in a Lifetime (Amazon.com (UK))
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The English Patient: A Screenplay Paperback 2397771 $9.95 $0.10 1996
The English Patient Paperback 857079 $23.11 $1.68 2004
The English Patient Paperback 17348 $4.50 $0.99 1993
The English Patient Audio CD 6822436 $4.85 2002
The English Patient Hardcover 1037421 $2.66 $0.01 1992
The English Patient: Winner of the Golden Man Booker Prize Paperback 219153 $9.48 $13.61 2018
The English Patient: Screenplay (Screen and Cinema) Paperback 1665799 $14.50 $1.80 2006
Patient Anglais(le) (English and French Edition) Mass Market Paperback 5573866 $12.66 $13.06 2013
Paciente Ingles (Ed de Bolso) - English Patient (P (Em Portugues do Brasil) Paperback 11216705 $25.17 $25.16 2007
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The English Patient (Vintage International) Kindle Edition 31720 $9.99 2011
The English Patient (Everyman's Library (Cloth)) Hardcover 406015 $13.52 $8.90 2011
The English Patient Paperback 1595818 $2.27 $0.01 1993
The English Patient Audio CD 1888522 $292.22 $16.99 2007
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The English Patient by Michael Ondaatje Paperback 6334493 $15.00 $7.99 2009
Le Patient anglais - L'Homme flambé (titre original) (French Edition) Paperback 12082877 $5.99 $0.43 1993
The English Patient Hardcover 3717399 $60.00 1992
English Patient Audio CD 2808588 $11.82 $15.70
The English Patient (Audio CD) Unknown Binding 13079684 $500.00 $33.09 2008
El paciente Inglés Paperback 1982371 $13.95 $0.01
El paciente ingles (Los Jet De Plaza & Janes, 329) (Spanish Edition) Mass Market Paperback 8981274 $102.77 $0.48 2002
El Paciente Ingles Hardcover 16535028 $11.21
El paciente ingles / The English Patient (Narrativa (Punto de Lectura)) (Spanish Edition) Paperback 2791599 $9.58 $5.64 2008