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Michael Ondaatje

“So the books for the Englishman, as he listened intently or not, had
gaps of plot like sections of a road washed out by storms, missing
incidents as if locusts had consumed a section of tapestry, as if
plaster loosened by the bombing had fallen away from a mural at night.”

Michael Ondaatje, The English Patient
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The English Patient The English Patient by Michael Ondaatje
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