Michael Ondaatje's the English Patient: A Reader's Guide

Michael Ondaatje's the English Patient: A Reader's Guide

by John Bolland
     
 

This is an excellent guide to Michael Ondaatje’s best-loved novel. It features a biography of the author, a full-length analysis of the novel, a comparison of the novel to the film, and a great deal more. If you’re studying this novel, reading it for your book club, or if you simply want to know more about it, you’ll find this guide informative

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This is an excellent guide to Michael Ondaatje’s best-loved novel. It features a biography of the author, a full-length analysis of the novel, a comparison of the novel to the film, and a great deal more. If you’re studying this novel, reading it for your book club, or if you simply want to know more about it, you’ll find this guide informative and helpful.

This is part of a new series of guides to contemporary novels. The aim of the series is to give readers accessible and informative introductions to some of the most popular, most acclaimed and most influential novels of recent years – from ‘The Remains of the Day’ to ‘White Teeth’. A team of contemporary fiction scholars from both sides of the Atlantic has been assembled to provide a thorough and readable analysis of each of the novels in question.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780826452436
Publisher:
Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date:
01/11/2002
Series:
Continuum Contemporaries Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
96
Product dimensions:
5.42(w) x 7.50(h) x 0.30(d)

Meet the Author

Table of Contents

1.The Novelist9
2.The Novel26
3.The Novel's Reception76
4.The Novel on Film81
5.Further Reading and Discussion Questions85

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