In the Skin of a Lion


In the Skin of a Lion

Author: Michael Ondaatje

Published: 1987

Genre: Fiction

About In the Skin of a Lion: Patrick Lewis travels to Toronto in the 1920s where he becomes involved with the immigrants who are building the city.

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‘Where Bakers are Heroes.’ Pamila Payne, Mash Magazine, February 2000.
“...filled with beautiful imagery and effortless poetry...”
Pat Belford, 2002.
“...filled with touching moments and humorous anecdotes, but on the whole feels incomplete.”
Julian, TangMonkey, 2004
“Other than the plotty ending, which lacks the subtleties of flavour built up throughout the rest of the book, In the Skin of a Lion is a wonderful read.”


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Added 11 December 2005.
Updated 28 August 2013.