Life of Pi
Written by Yann Martell
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Pi’s family is moving their zoo when the boat sinks and 16-year old Pi is left afloat in a lifeboat with four animals which includes a tiger. The book starts slowly but this stunning, unique work is worth persevering with. It’s brutal, hopeful, humorous, philosophical and yet strangely believable. A tale that will remain with you for a very long time and deserves another read.
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Life of Pi by Yann Martell
After the tragic sinking of a cargo ship, a solitary lifeboat remains bobbing on the wild blue Pacific. The only survivors from the wreck are a sixteen-year-old boy named Pi, a hyena, a zebra (with a broken leg), a female orang-utan - and a 450-pound Royal Bengal tiger. The scene is set for one of the most extraordinary and best-loved works of fiction in recent years.
A unique and original story, brillantly told - The Guardian
A hilarious novel, full of clever tricks, amusing asides and grand originality. The Daily Telegraph A terrific book ... fresh, original, smart, devious, and crammed with absorbing lore. Margaret Atwood, The Sunday Times
Yann Martel is a vivid and entrancing storyteller - The Sunday Telegraph
Here is a writer with a talent as fabulous as the tale that he - and his Pi - have to tell - The Spectator
About the Author
More books by Yann Martell
Walker Canongate an imprint of Walker Books Ltd
5th July 2010
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