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The Cat's Table: The Cat's Table

This guide is for VCE Literature students studying 'The Cat's Table'

The Cat's Table


The novel, The Cat's Table by Michael Ondaatje can be found in the Resource Centre in the Senior fiction shelves at ONDA.


Michael Ondaatje - biography


Visit the following web-sites for information on Michael Ondaatje, his life and achievements.


There have been numerous reviews written about The Cat's Cradle by Michael Ondaatje. Explore different magazines and newspaper reviews to gain insights into the novel and reaction to it.

Ceylon in the 1950's

Historical Context

Access background information and information on the historical context of the novel to enhance your understanding,


Ondaatje is interviewed about The Cat's Table'

Analysis and Discussion Questions