In the Skin of a Lion

In the Skin of a Lion

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Bristling with intelligence and shimmering with romance, this novel tests the boundary between history and myth. Patrick Lewis arrives in Toronto in the 1920s and earns his living searching for a vanished millionaire and tunneling beneath Lake Ontario. In the course of his adventures, Patrick's life intersects with those of characters who reappear in Ondaatje's Booker Prize-winning The English Patient. 256 pp.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 256 pages
  • 134 x 205 x 14mm | 209g
  • PICADOR
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0679772669
  • 9780679772668
  • 105,101

About Michael Ondaatje

Michael Ondaatje is the author of three previous novels, a memoir and eleven books of poetry. His novel The English Patient won the Booker Prize. Born in Sri Lanka, he moved to Canada in 1962 and now lives in Toronto.
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