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Love it or Hate it: The English Patient


Have you ever noticed how some books seem to drive a wedge between people? You check the reviews and find almost no middle-of-the-road ratings. Instead people either seem to love it or hate it. Well, welcome to the Love it or Hate it post category! Each month, we’ll pick one book to review and two contributors will battle it out to convince you to pick it up or throw it out. Last time we discussed The World According to Garp. The “Love its” won with 80% of the vote. Many thanks to our reviewers. My husband, Dan, was our Love it Reviewer and Andrew (a newly added contributor) was our Hate it Reviewer.

This month’s selection is The English Patient by Michael Ondaatje. It is another book that is on Boxall’s 1001 List of Books to Read Before you Die. So the question is… do you Love it or Hate it? Continue reading to find see our two reviews.

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