The Cinnamon Peeler: Selected Poems (Paperback)

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Michael Ondaatje's new selected poems, "The Cinnamon Peeler," brings together poems written between 1963 and 1990, including work from his most recent collection, "Secular Love." These poems bear witness to the extraordinary gifts that have won high praise for this truly original poet and novelist.

About the Author


Michael Ondaatje is a novelist and poet perhaps best known for his Booker Prize winning novel adapted into an Academy Award-winning film, The English Patient. His other books include Secular Love, In the Skin of a Lion, Running in the Family, and The Collected Works of Billy the Kid. He edited From Ink Lake, a selection of Canadian stories, and has won several Governor General's Award for both fiction and poetry.

Praise For…


“Michael Ondaatje’s poems read with the same whimsical precision and authority one finds in his prose. He is the most sensibly ironic writer I’ve read in years, and the most generously disposed. Would that all worlds were this deftly attended.”
–Robert Creeley

“Ondaatje is one of the country’s best, a formidable craftsman and artist.”
The Whig-Standard, Kingston

“You feel yourself deep inside his mind and heart, and from there you feel the poem dance.”
–Sharon Olds

Product Details
ISBN: 9780679779131
ISBN-10: 0679779132
Publisher: Vintage Books USA
Publication Date: January 28th, 1997
Pages: 208
Language: English