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In the Skin of a Lion by Michael Ondaatje
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Apr 05, 12

bookshelves: i-own, multicultural-canada, school-stuff, read-in-2012
Read from March 30 to April 05, 2012

This was a very haunting story, about all kinds of people from different places in the world, their life paths crossing in mysterious ways. The language was sometimes very poetic, other times quite crude. Patrick was introduced first only as 'the boy' and he was the only Canadian in the story, all the other characters were immigrants. Patrick himself felt like an immigrant when he moved to Toronto, he was lost, with no real goal.

The end was very open, with no real resolution for any of them.
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