English Patient Study Guides

  • The English Patient


    The English Patient is a novel set in an Italian villa near the end of WWII and follows the lives of those staying there. Hana, a nurse, a mysterious burned man, her patient, Caravaggio, a former spy, and Kip, an Indian soldier from the British army, are the main characters whose lives are explored in the narrative. As the story unfolds, we learn of each person's struggles during the war and watch as they learn to live with both themselves and the destruction WWII has caused.