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Warlight by Michael Ondaatje

I haven't found another story by Michael Ondaatje that was quite like Running in the Family, but Warlight was another great one that I read by him. Set around the end of World War II, it follows a brother and sister who have lost their parents and are looking for them. They meet many different… Continue reading Warlight by Michael Ondaatje

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Running in the Family by Michael Ondaatje

"Asia. The name was a gasp from a dying mouth. An ancient word that had to be whispered, would never be used as a battle cry. The word sprawled. It had none of the clipped sound of Europe, America, Canada. The vowels took over, slept on the map with the S. I was running to… Continue reading Running in the Family by Michael Ondaatje