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What we Lost

Michael Ondaatje

‘The pattern of teeth marks on skin’

The interior love poem
the deeper levels of the self


Michael Ondaatje

Michael Ondaatje is the author of five novels, a memoir, a nonfiction book on film, and several books of poetry. The English Patient won the Booker Prize and was an Academy Award-winning film; Anil’s Ghost won the Irish Times International Fiction Prize, the Giller Prize, and the Prix Médicis. Born in Sri Lanka, Ondaatje now lives in Toronto. His most recent novel is Divisadero.

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