Search results for tag: The English Patient

The Greatest Love Story Ever Told, 20 to 11 – Your votes counted.

February is the month of love at Booktopia, and to celebrate we’re counting down the 50 Greatest Love Stories Ever Told, as voted by you. After thousands of votes, the poll closed on Sunday and we’ll be counting down the top 50, with the top 10 being announced at midday tomorrow, Valentine’s Day. So sit back and enjoy the great works that made it to 20-11 in your voting. And don’t forget to scr... Read more

by | February 13, 2013

The Cat’s Table by Michael Ondaatje. Reviewed by John Purcell

Difficult to explain, easy to read, The Cat’s Table is part memoir, part fiction. A delicious and sometimes intoxicating blend of reminiscence and storytelling. Ondaatje conjures up the exotic and the bizarre, the erotic and the romantic without obvious effort. Though published as fiction and avowed to be such by the author, on reading The Cat’s Table we immediately recognise parall... Read more

by | August 11, 2011