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The English Patient

Michael Ondaatje

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Who saves the English patient from the burning plane?

Where is the villa that houses Hana and the English patient?

What is Kip's job in the British army?

When does Almásy first take notice of Katharine Clifton?

For which ancient desert city are Europeans searching?

What does Katharine do that the English Patient cannot bear?

Who does Caravaggio think the English patient is?

Who trains Kip in the art of defusing bombs?

Which book does Almásy carry with him on his journeys across the desert?

Why does the English army at El Taj refuse to help Almásy return for Katharine?

What is Kip's profession at the end of the novel?

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