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Michael Ondaatje’s extrardinary play of warlight & shadow

Michael Ondaatje. Warlight. (McClelland & Stewart 2018). Set in early post-WW2 London to begin with, told from the point-of-view of a young man in his late 20s writing in 1959, Warlight takes up the tropes of mystery, spy thriller, & … Continue reading

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Michael Ondaatje’s The Cat’s Table

Michael Ondaatje. The Cat’s Table (McClelland & Stewart 2011). Highly enjoyable, The Cat’s Table is a sort of Comedy of Manners cum Boy’s Own Adventure cum mystery, told mostly from the point of view of an eleven year old boy traveling … Continue reading

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