Ondaatje


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Ondaatje

(ɒnˈdɑːtʃe)
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(Biography) Michael. born 1943, Sri Lankan-born Canadian writer: his works include the poetry collection There's a Trick with a Knife I'm Learning to Do (1979), the Booker-prizewinning novel The English Patient (1992, filmed 1997), Anil's Ghost (2000), and Divisadero (2007)
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Noun1.Ondaatje - Canadian writer (born in Sri Lanka in 1943)
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Every line written by Ondaatje is utterly exquisite.
Michael Ondaatje, arguably one of the greatest living writers today, returns to the Second World War with his riveting new novel Warlight.
THE English Patient author Michael Ondaatje has been named as one of 13 writers on this year's Man Booker Prize longlist, just weeks after he took home the Golden Man Booker, a one-off accolade to mark the literary prize's 50th anniversary.
2018 MAN BOOKER PIZE LONGLIST | Belinda Bauer (UK) - Snap | Anna Burns (UK) - Milkman | Nick Drnaso (USA) - Sabrina | Esi Edugyan (Canada) - Washington Black | Guy Gunaratne (UK) - In Our Mad And Furious City | Daisy Johnson (UK) - Everything Under | Rachel Kushner (USA) - The Mars Room | Sophie Mackintosh (UK) - The Water Cure | Michael Ondaatje (Canada) - Warlight | Richard Powers (USA) - The Overstory | Robin Robertson (UK) - The Long Take | Sally Rooney (Ireland) - Normal People | Donal Ryan (Ireland) - From A Low And Quiet Sea
2018 MAN BOOKER PIZE LONGLIST | Belinda Bauer (UK) - Snap | -| Anna Burns (UK) - Milkman | -| Nick Drnaso (USA) - Sabrina | Esi Edugyan (Canada) - Washington Black | -| Guy Gunaratne (UK) - In Our Mad And Furious City | -| Daisy Johnson (UK) - Everything Under | Rachel Kushner (USA) - The Mars Room -| Sophie Mackintosh (UK) - The Water Cure | Michael Ondaatje (Canada) - Warlight | Richard Powers (USA) - The Overstory | Robin Robertson (UK) - The Long Take | Sally Rooney (Ireland) - Normal People | Donal Ryan (Ireland) - From A Low And Quiet Sea Sophie of the
THE English Patient author Michael Ondaatje has been named as one of 13 writers on this year's Man Booker Prize long list, just weeks after he took home the Golden Man Booker, a one-off accolade to mark the literary prize's 50th anniversary.
include two-time National Book Award nominee Rachel Kushner, for 'The Mars Room', former Man Booker Prize winner Michael Ondaatje, for 'Warlight', and Belinda Bauer for 'Snap'.
On Sunday night, Michael Ondaatje stepped on to the wide stage of the Royal Festival Hall in London.
Michael Ondaatje was born in Sri Lanka and grew up there and in England before moving to Canada in 1962.
Sri Lankan-born Canadian writer Michael Ondaatje is a prolific poet, but is perhaps best known for a novel that was adapted into a hugely successful movie - The English Patient.
Nathaniel Williams, the young hero of Michael Ondaatje's latest novel, Warlight, spends much of his adolescence and later years pondering this.
'The tusker was found walking around with severe injuries near the Bandu Wewa in close proximity to the Ondaatje Bungalow in Kataragama last Sunday (15),' he said.