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ISBN: 1408800349 / ISBN-13: 9781408800348

In the Skin of a Lion

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  • In the Skin of a Lion (Bloomsbury Publishing PLC) – Hardcover (2009)
    by Michael Ondaatje

    In the Skin of a Lion

    Hardcover, Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
    2009
    Special edition. Special edition.
    256 pages

    ISBN: 1408800349
    ISBN-13: 9781408800348

    It is the 1920s, and Patrick Lewis has arrived in the bustling city of Toronto, leaving behind his Canadian wilderness home. He immerses himself in the lives of the people who surround him, learning, from their stories, the history of the city itself. And he has his own adventures: searching for a missing millionaire, tunnelling beneath Lake Ontario, falling in love. In the Skin of a Lion is Michael Ondaatje's sparkling predecessor to his Booker Prize-winning The English Patient. It is here that we encounter, for the first ... Show more

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Reviews of In the Skin of a Lion

Overall customer rating: 5.000
Caroline D

Superb Read

by Caroline D on Jan 8, 2013

Ondaatje has published poetry and his novels read and flow like poetry. The story is historically interesting as well as presenting authentic fictional characters. My fourth Ondaatje and I was not disappointed.

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