Michael Ondaatje wins Golden Man Booker Prize

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Sri Lankan born Canadian author Michael Ondaatje won the prestigious Golden Man Booker Prize in London recently.  His critically acclaimed novel The English Patient (also turned into a film of the same name) focuses on the end of the Second World War, as a nurse, thief and sapper care for a mysterious nameless man they call the English patient. Originally receiving the Booker Prize (the best original novel)in 1992, the Golden Man Booker is given for the best work of fiction in the last 50 years.  
Congratulations Mr. Ondaatje!

 

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