Jul 09, 2018
By Andy Johnson
Man Booker says the greatest ever winner over the past 50-years was written by Canada’s Michael Ondaatje.
“The English Patient” received the Golden Man Booker Prize for fiction Sunday after winning a public vote. The Golden Man Booker, celebrates five decades of the prestigious literary award.
“The English Patient” won the Man Booker in 1992 and was made into a 1996 movie starring Ralph Fiennes and Juliette Binoche and won nine Academy Awards.
The book beat four other novels in an online poll that drew 9,000 votes in all.