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In the skin of a lion

Michael Ondaatje

In the skin of a lion

a novel

by Michael Ondaatje

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  • 18 Currently reading

Published by Vintage Canada in Toronto .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementMichael Ondaatje.
The Physical Object
Pagination243 p. ;
Number of Pages243
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21327433M
ISBN 100394281837, 0394281829
ISBN 109780394281827

In the Skin of a Lion is a novel by Canadian/Sri Lankan writer Michael Ondaatje. It was first published in by McClelland and Stewart. The novel fictionalises the lives of the immigrants whose contributions to building Toronto in the early s never became part of /5(4). The violence that is so palpable in “In the Skin of a Lion" by Michael Ondaatje begins early in the novel and it does not escape the reader that this early introduction is setting the tone for the rest of the book.

  In the Skin of A Lion A Novel (Book): Ondaatje, Michael: In the Skin of a Lion is a love story and an irresistible mystery set in the turbulent, muscular new world of Toronto in the 20s and 30s. Michael Ondaatje entwines adventure, romance and history, real and invented, enmeshing us in the lives of the immigrants who built the city and those who dreamed it into . In the Skin of a Lion is the first Bookmark on Canada's literary trail. The Bookmark was unveiled at the Bloor Street Viaduct in Toronto in , by then Toronto Mayor David Miller and by author Michael Ondaatje. When visiting the Bookmark installation, it’s an easy walk to Book City at Danforth Avenue, where you can purchase the novel.

In the Skin of a Lion opens on a young Patrick growing up in the wilds of the Canadian wilderness. Patrick lives outside a logging camp with his father, Hazen, a logger and self-taught explosives. In the Skin of a Lion is a love story and an irresistible mystery set in the turbulent, muscular new world of Toronto in the 20s and 30s. Michael Ondaatje entwines adventure, romance and history, real and invented, enmeshing us in the lives of the immigrants who built the city and those who dreamed it into being: the politically powerful, the anarchists, bridge builders and tunnellers, a 4/5(21).


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Skin of a Lion, though even shorter, is expansive in its scenery and in its setting. We go from the wilds of Canada in the days of timber empire, to the building of Toronto’s sewer system, to the birth of a radical workers’ movement in the years before World War I/5(75).

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The author, who is now 44 years old, credits his native land with giving him the poetic imagination and gift for surreal tale-telling that is evident in his new book, ''In the Skin of a Lion.'' ''I grew up in a tropical country,'' he said, ''where all of these things were terrifically believable.''.

Bristling with intelligence and shimmering with romance, this novel tests the boundary between history and myth. Patrick Lewis arrives in Toronto in the s 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 4/5(21). The book that changed my life And yet the changes are clearly in me, not it.

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Patrick Lewis arrives in Toronto in the s and earns his living searching for a vanished millionaire and tunneling beneath Lake Ontario. In the course of his adventures, Patrick's life .Bristling with intelligence and shimmering with romance, this novel tests the boundary between history and myth.

Patrick Lewis arrives in Toronto in the s 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 /5(24).

In the Skin of A Lion A Novel (Book): Ondaatje, Michael: Bristling with intelligence and shimmering with romance, this novel tests the boundary between history and myth. Patrick Lewis arrives in Toronto in the s and earns his living searching for a vanished millionaire and tunneling beneath Lake Ontario.

In the course of his adventures, Patrick's life .