May is going to be a busy month, but hopefully this month’s choice for book club, The English Patient by Michael Ondaatje will be a good addition.

A few years ago a professor of mine recommended this book, so I bought it. I suppose it’s time to read it.

Synopsis from Goodreads:
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 illuminate this book like flashes of heat lightning.

Feel free to drop a recommendation for next month in the comments!


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2019 reviews:

January Review

February Review