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    • Warlight

    • Written by: Michael Ondaatje
    • Narrated by: Steve West
    • Length: 8 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 110
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 102
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      4 out of 5 stars 100

    In a narrative as beguiling and mysterious as memory itself - shadowed and luminous at once - we hear the story of 14-year-old Nathaniel, and his older sister, Rachel. In 1945, just after World War II, they 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.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Wish I had more understanding.

    • By Bellzon on 2019-03-06

    Price: CDN$ 49.13

    • The English Patient

    • Written by: Michael Ondaatje
    • Narrated by: Christopher Cazenove
    • Length: 8 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 23
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 22
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 22

    With ravishing beauty and unsettling intelligence, Michael Ondaatje's Booker Prize-winning novel traces the intersection of four damaged lives in an Italian villa at the end of World War II. Hana, the exhausted nurse; the maimed thief, Caravaggio; the wary sapper, Kip: each is haunted by the riddle of the English patient, the nameless, burned man who lies in an upstairs room and whose memories of passion, betrayal, and rescue illuminates this audiobook like flashes of heat lightening.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Mesmerising

    • By Tee on 2018-08-18

    Price: CDN$ 47.54

    • In the Skin of a Lion

    • Written by: Michael Ondaatje
    • Narrated by: Tom McCamus
    • Length: 6 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 45
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 43
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 43

    Patrick Lewis arrives in Toronto in the 1920s and earns his living searching for a vanished millionaire and tunneling beneath Lake Ontario. In the course of his adventures, Patrick's life intersects with those of characters who reappear in Ondaatje's Booker Prize-winning The English Patient.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • I couldn't finish this.

    • By clevrgrl on 2018-09-20

    Price: CDN$ 26.81

    • The Cat's Table

    • Written by: Michael Ondaatje
    • Narrated by: Michael Ondaatje
    • Length: 7 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 6

    In the early 1950s, an eleven-year-old boy in Colombo boards a ship bound for England. At mealtimes he is seated at the “cat’s table” - as far from the Captain’s Table as can be - with a ragtag group of “insignificant” adults and two other boys, Cassius and Ramadhin. As the ship makes its way across the Indian Ocean, through the Suez Canal, into the Mediterranean, the boys tumble from one adventure to another, bursting all over the place like freed mercury.

    Price: CDN$ 32.42

    • Anil's Ghost

    • Written by: Michael Ondaatje
    • Narrated by: Alan Cumming
    • Length: 7 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
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    The time is our own time. The place, Sri Lanka, the island nation off the southern tip of India, a country formerly known as Ceylon, which is steeped in centuries of cultural achievement and tradition - and forced into the late 20th century by the ravages of civil war and the consequences of a country divided against itself. Into this maelstrom steps a woman, Anil Tissera, born in Sri Lanka, educated in the West, a forensic anthropologist sent by an international human-rights group to work with officials to discover the source of the organized campaigns of murder engulfing the island.

    Price: CDN$ 29.83

    • The English Patient

    • Written by: Michael Ondaatje
    • Narrated by: Ralph Fiennes
    • Length: 3 hrs and 39 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 2

    With ravishing beauty and unsettling intelligence, Michael Ondaatje's Booker Prize-winning novel traces the intersection of four damaged lives in an Italian villa at the end of World War II. Hana, the exhausted nurse; the maimed thief, Caravaggio; the wary sapper, Kip: each is haunted by the riddle of the English patient, the nameless, burned man who lies in an upstairs room and whose memories of passion, betrayal, and rescue illuminates this audiobook like flashes of heat lightening.

    Price: CDN$ 26.37

    • Divisadero

    • Written by: Michael Ondaatje
    • Narrated by: Hope Davis
    • Length: 8 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3

    In the 1970s in Northern California, near Gold Rush country, a father and his teenage daughters, Anna and Claire, work their farm with the help of Coop, an enigmatic young man who makes his home with them. Theirs is a makeshift family, until it is riven by an incident of violence that sets fire to the rest of their lives.

    Price: CDN$ 42.25

    • Running in the Family

    • Written by: Michael Ondaatje
    • Narrated by: Michael Ondaatje
    • Length: 4 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 5

    In the late 1970s Ondaatje returned to his native island of Sri Lanka. As he records his journey through the drug-like heat and intoxicating fragrances of that "pendant off the ear of India", Ondaatje simultaneously retraces the baroque mythology of his Dutch-Ceylonese family. An inspired travel narrative and family memoir by an exceptional writer.

    Price: CDN$ 20.09

    • The Collected Works of Billy the Kid

    • Written by: Michael Ondaatje
    • Narrated by: Stefan Rudnicki
    • Length: 2 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 1
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      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 1

    William Bonney, a.k.a. "Billy the Kid", killed his first man when he was 12. By the time he was 21 he had, by his own reckoning, slain 19 more. In the intervening years, he had become "Billy the Kid", bloodthirsty ogre and outlaw saint.

    Drawing on contemporary accounts, period photographs, dime novels, and his own fund of empathy and imagination, Michael Ondaatje traces Billy's passage across the blasted landscape of 1880 New Mexico and the collective unconscious of his country.

    Price: CDN$ 18.47

    • Il paziente inglese

    • Written by: Michael Ondaatje
    • Narrated by: Andrea Oldani
    • Length: 9 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Sul finire del secondo conflitto mondiale, tre uomini e una donna si rifugiano in una villa semidevastata sulle colline di Firenze. In una stanza del piano superiore giace, gravemente ustionato in un incidente d'aereo, premurosamente accudito dall'infermiera Hana, il misterioso "paziente inglese". Dai suoi racconti allucinati dalla morfina riemergono l'amore travolgente per Katharine e le avventurose peregrinazioni nel deserto.

    Price: CDN$ 16.92

    • Divisadero

    • Written by: Michael Ondaatje
    • Narrated by: Imogen Kogge
    • Length: 8 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Die junge Liebe zwischen Anna und Coop nimmt ein gewaltsames Ende, als Annas Vater sie entdeckt. Auf verschlungenen Wegen gehen die Getrennten fortan durchs Leben: Coop betäubt seinen Lebensschmerz in den Spielhöllen von Las Vegas beim Poker. Seine an Übersinnlichkeit grenzende Begabung macht ihn zu einem der gefürchtetsten Spieler der Szene. Anna flüchtet nach Südfrankreich, wo sie sich völlig der Arbeit an einer Künstlerbiographie hingibt. Michael Ondaatje führt uns mitten hinein in einen Strudel aus Leidenschaft, Verlust und Vergangenheitsbewältigung.

    Price: CDN$ 23.44

    • Katzentisch

    • Written by: Michael Ondaatje
    • Narrated by: Johannes Steck
    • Length: 8 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Auf einem gewaltigen Dampfer reisen drei Jungen zu Beginn der 50er Jahre von Sri Lanka nach England. Für den elfjährigen Michael und seine Freunde wird die Überfahrt zu einem unvergesslichen Erlebnis. Immer auf der Suche nach Abenteuern treiben sich die drei herum, beobachten und spionieren - und werden Zeugen dramatischer Ereignisse. Im Rückblick erkennt Michael die lebensprägende Bedeutung der lang zurückliegenden Seereise und erinnert sich.

    Price: CDN$ 17.71

    • Kattens bord [The Cat's Table]

    • Written by: Michael Ondaatje
    • Narrated by: Dan Schlosser
    • Length: 6 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Året er 1954. Skibet Oronsay stævner ud fra havnen i Ceylon med kurs mod England. For den blot 11-årige dreng Michael bliver den 21 dage lange sørejse over Det Indiske Ocean, gennem Suezkanalen og Middelhavet på alle måder en opdagelsesrejse. I skibets spisesal placeres han ved 'kattens bord', så langt væk fra kaptajnens bord som man kan komme.

    Price: CDN$ 31.49

    • Kriegslicht

    • Written by: Michael Ondaatje
    • Narrated by: Frank Stieren
    • Length: 8 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
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    1945, kurz nach dem Zweiten Weltkrieg, lassen die Eltern des 14-jährigen Nathaniel ihn zusammen mit seiner Schwester Rachel allein in London zurück. Die Kinder bleiben in der Obhut eines mysteriösen Mannes. Sie vermuten, dass er ein Schmuggler sein könnte, doch sie geben ihre Vorbehalte auf, als sie seine exzentrischen Freunde kennenlernen. Es sind Männer und Frauen, die im Krieg an verschiedenen Missionen teilgenommen hatten. Sie werden zur Ersatzfamilie für Nathaniel und Rachel. Ihre Erziehung ist dabei fürsorglich wie unkonventionell. Doch sind diese Menschen in Wahrheit auch jene, für die sie sich geben?

    Price: CDN$ 20.97