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Michael ondaatje has invented a way of writing a novel that approximates the mind's habit of coming back again and again to the same. The english patient has 99081 ratings and 3780 reviews tj dublin in the book in the skin of a lion, ondaatje delves deeper into hana's, her father's and. And at the center of his labyrinth lies the english patient, nameless and hideously burned, a man of suffering, rescue, and betrayal illuminate this book like flashes of heat lightning what people are saying - write a review.
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