The English Patient

The English Patient

Downloadable Audiobook - 2007
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Finally available on unabridged audio. With ravishing beauty and unsettling intelligence, Michael Ondaatje's Booker Prize-winning novel traces the intersection of four damaged lives in an Italian villa at the end of World War II. Hana, the exhausted nurse; the maimed thief, Caravaggio; the wary sapper, Kip: each is haunted by the riddle of the English patient, the nameless, burned man who lies in an upstairs room and whose memories of passion, betrayal, and rescue illuminates this book like flashes of heat lightening.
Publisher: [Santa Ana, Calif.] : Books on Tape, 2007.
ISBN: 9781415939581
1415939586
Additional Contributors: Cazenove 1969-
Summary: Finally available on unabridged audio. With ravishing beauty and unsettling intelligence, Michael Ondaatje's Booker Prize-winning novel traces the intersection of four damaged lives in an Italian villa at the end of World War II. Hana, the exhausted nurse; the maimed thief, Caravaggio; the wary sapper, Kip: each is haunted by the riddle of the English patient, the nameless, burned man who lies in an upstairs room and whose memories of passion, betrayal, and rescue illuminates this book like flashes of heat lightening.

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IV27HUjg
Jul 13, 2016

The audio version left me confused, uninterested and preferring the film so much more.

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Minnetonka_Library
Jun 27, 2010

This book is very powerfully written and the reader is excellent.

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