TITLE

"I came from a tussle with the sea": J. P. O'Malley interviews Michael Ondaatje

AUTHOR(S)
O'Malley, J. P.
PUB. DATE
June 2012
SOURCE
Gulf Coast: A Journal of Literature & Fine Arts;Summer/Fall2012, Vol. 24 Issue 2, p169
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Interview
ABSTRACT
An interview with author Michael Ondaatje is presented. He says that he commonly began with very little when he start writing a novel, such as one image and kind of examine the little keyhole of an image. He states that all fiction is a way of taking a guess, what tends to occur when the author is writing a novel. He claims that all the characters in "The Cat's Table" are inventions, creating the adventure of the main character.
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75242189

 

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