Michael Ondaatje on his book 'The Cat's Table'
By Sunil Sethi | Published On: February 05, 2012 01:14 (IST) | Duration: 19 min, 37 sec
Sunil Sethi talks to novelist and poet, Michael Ondaatje at the Jaipur Literature Festival about his new book, The Cat's Table. The author talks of how his own life experiences were inspirations for his book. He says, "this novel began because about 5 years ago I was talking to my children about coming to England from Sri Lanka alone at the age of 11, without any family control".