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Warlight

Author: Michael Ondaatje
Publisher: New York, NY : Vintage International : Vintage Books, a division of Penguin Random House LLC, 2019. ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First Vintage international editionView all editions and formats
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Just after World War II, 14-year-old Nathaniel and his older sister Rachel stay behind in London when their parents move to Singapore, leaving them in the care of a mysterious figure named The Moth. They suspect he might be a criminal, and they grow both more convinced and less concerned as they come to know his eccentric crew of friends: men and women joined by a shared history of unspecified service during the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Historical fiction
Novels
War fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Ondaatje
ISBN: 0525562966 9780525562962 9781784708344 1784708348
OCLC Number: 1047797406
Awards: Short-listed for Walter Scott Prize 2019 (UK)
Long-listed for Man Booker Prize for Fiction 2018 (UK)
Description: 289 pages ; 21 cm.
Responsibility: Michael Ondaatje.

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**LONGLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE 2018**An elegiac novel set in post-WW2 London about memory, family secrets and lies, from the internationally acclaimed author of The English Patient It is  Read more...

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"Our book of the year - and maybe of Ondaatje's career." * Daily Telegraph **Books of the Year** * "Michael Ondaatje's Warlight is a rare and beautiful thing - a deeply retrospective novel about war Read more...

 
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