In the late 1970s Ondaatje returned to his native island of Sri Lanka. As he records his journey through the drug-like heat and intoxicating fragrances of that “pendant off the ear of India, ” Ondaatje simultaneously retraces the baroque mythology of his Dutch-Ceylonese family. An inspired travel narrative and family memoir by an exceptional writer.
The Hours Author: Michael Cunningham Year of publication: 1998 Pages: 298 Goodreads: The Hours “The writer, the reader and the character are put in an interesting web of story based on Mrs Dalloway […]
Reservoir 13 Author: Jon McGregor List: Recent Prize Winner Year of publication: 2017 Pages: 291 Goodreads: Reservoir 13 “How does a community move on after a recent tragedy? A novel that reflects the […]