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Warlight : a novel

Author: Michael Ondaatje
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2018. ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First editionView all editions and formats
Summary:
Just after World War II, 14-year-old Nathaniel and his older sister Rachel stay behind in London when their parents move to Singapore, leaving them in the care of a mysterious figure named The Moth. They suspect he might be a criminal, and they grow both more convinced and less concerned as they come to know his eccentric crew of friends: men and women joined by a shared history of unspecified service during the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Historical fiction
Thrillers (Fiction.)
Fiction
Spy fiction
Bildungsromans
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Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Ondaatje
ISBN: 9780525521198 0525521194 9781787330719 1787330710 9781787330726 1787330729
OCLC Number: 1013764518
Notes: Subtitle from dust jacket.
Awards: Longlisted for the 2018 Man Booker Prize.
Description: 289 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Michael Ondaatje.

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'Our book of the year - and maybe of Ondaatje's career' Daily Telegraph Books of the Year**LONGLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE 2018**An elegiac, dreamlike novel set in post-WW2 London about memory,  Read more...
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"Our book of the year - and maybe of Ondaatje's career." * Daily Telegraph, Books of the Year * "Warlight sucked me in deeper than any novel I can remember... fiction as rich, as beautiful, as Read more...

 
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