The Question and Answer section for In the Skin of a Lion is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
I'm sorry, this is a short-answer forum for literature based questions. As far as I can tell, Riding the Rails is an American Experience, PBS series.
Does this question pertain to the novelIn the Skin of a Lion?
4. Write about the title of the novel. What epic text does this reference? What power does the skin of a lion give? Why do you think Ondaatje chose this title? (Note that in his CBC interview, he speaks about the title.) Note: A complete answer would ide
The title references The Epic of Gilgamesh. The skin of a lion alludes to self-preservation.
The title of the novel is the biggest indication that this novel will deal...