The English Patient (Hardback)
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The final curtain is closing on the Second World War, and Hana, a nurse, stays behind in an abandoned Italian villa to tend to her only remaining patient. Rescued by Bedouins from a burning plane, he is English, anonymous, damaged beyond recognition and haunted by his memories of passion and betrayal. The only clue Hana has to his past is the one thing he clung on to through the fire - a copy of The Histories by Herodotus, covered with hand-written notes describing a painful and ultimately tragic love affair.

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
ISBN: 9780747599548
Dimensions: 216 x 138 x 26 mm
Edition: Special edition

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“Beatiful and haunting with phenominal depth”

I initially found this book a little challenging to get to grips with - who's who, what they are talking about and when but once you get into it there is a phenominal depth to the characters and narration. What i... More

Paperback edition
8th August 2011
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“easy read”

i had allready watched the film and loved it so was a bit biased when i got the book,i was looking forward to a more indepth feeling of the main charecters but i am afraid i was dissapointed,i felt the film showed... More

Paperback edition
1st October 2011
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“words are better than pictures!”

I had seen the film of The English Patient umpteen times so I was not prepared to be blown away when I, at last, read the book. the language sings its way into your heart and your head and I will gauge all my future... More

Paperback edition
21st August 2018
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