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Cover Type: Softcover
Book Condition: As New
Jacket Condition: None Issued
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing Plc
Publisher Place: London
Publisher Year: 2017
Description: 324 pages. Book appears to have hardly been read and is in As new condition throughout.
Publishers Description: A beautiful new limited edition paperback of The English Patient, published as part of the Bloomsbury Modern Classics listA small cargo plane will come down to land, slipping from the level of the horizon. It tips its wings within desert light and then sound stops, it drifts to earth.The final curtain is closing on the Second World War and in an abandoned Italian villa Hana, a nurse, tends to her sole remaining patient. Rescued from a burning plane, the anonymous Englishman is damaged beyond recognition and haunted by painful memories.The only clue Hana has to unlocking his past is the one thing he clung on to through the fire - a copy of The Histories by Herodotus, covered with hand-written notes detailing a tragic love affair.