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 Sense of an Ending follows Tony Webster, a retired man reflecting on his youth and the unreliability of memory. As he delves into his past, a long-buried secret resurfaces, forcing him to confront the […]
The Year of the Flood Author: Margaret Atwood List: Open Option Project: dystopia – environmental / corporate rule Year of publication: 2009 Pages: 434 Goodreads: The Year of the Flood “In a post-apocalyptic, […]