The Bookshelf: Warlightand the English Patient by Michael Ondaatje

09/06/18: Warlight by Michael Ondaatje is a thrilling novel of violence, love, intrigue and desire set in London in 1945, where the city is still recovering from the years of war. Nathaniel and his sister, Rachel, are left in the care of a figure named The Moth who grows more mysterious as the pair get to know him and his friends.

The English Patient follows the story of four lives living in an Italian villa at the end of the Second World War. Hana, the exhausted nurse; the maimed thief, Caravaggio; the wary sapper, Kip are all haunted by the nameless man who lives upstairs.

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