The English Patient

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Who's the Greatest Man Booker Winner of Them All?

Poll gives the nod to Michael Ondaatje's 'The English Patient'

(Newser) - Michael Ondaatje's The English Patient has been named the greatest-ever winner of the Man Booker Prize at an event celebrating five decades of the prestigious literary award. The Canadian's tale of love and conflict during World War II was awarded the Golden Man Booker Prize for fiction, reports... More »

English Patient Skirt-Chaser Was Actually Gay

New letter reveals truth about Count Laszlo

(Newser) - Count Laszlo de Almásy, the Hungarian adventurer depicted as a carousing ladies' man in The English Patient, was gay, according to love letters recently discovered in Germany. The letters show that Almásy had relationships with everyone from a Wehrmacht officer to Egyptian princes, according to the Heinrich Barth... More »

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