The English Patient

By: Ondaatje, Michael

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The acclaimed author's Booker Award-winning novel, and the basis for the immensely successful Anthony Minghella film. During the final moments of World War II, in a deserted Italian villa, four people come together: a young nurse, her will broken, all her energy focussed on her last, dying patient, a man in whom she has seen something "she wanted to learn, to grow into and hide in".the patient, an unknown Englishman, survivor of a plane crash, his mind awash with a life's worth of secrets and passions.a thief whose "skills" have made him one of the war's heroes, and one of its casualties.an Indian soldier in the British army, an expert at bomb disposal whose three years at war have taught him that "the only thing safe is himself."

Title: The English Patient

Author Name: Ondaatje, Michael

Categories: Modern First Editions, Books Into Film, Booker Prize Winner,

Edition: First American Edition/First Printing

Publisher: New York, Knopf: 1992

ISBN Number: 0679416781

ISBN Number 13: 9780679416784

Book Condition: Near Fine +

Jacket Condition: Fine

Seller ID: 6428

Keywords: 1ST EDITION