Life Of Pi
By Yann Martel
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One boy, one boat, one tiger . . . 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
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Additional Details

Life Of Pi
9781847674210
Canongate Canons
9 May 2002
EPUB
352
1.75 MB
13+ years (13-17)
Main - New cover reissue
EN
General & Literary Fiction
General/trade

Awards

Winner of The Man Booker Prize 2002 (UK) -- Winner of Boeke Prize 2003 (South Africa) -- Winner of Asian/Pacific American Award for Literature in Best Adult Fiction 2001-2003 (United States) -- Short-listed for Coventry Inspiration Book Awards 2013 (UK)

Reviews

A terrific book . . . fresh, original, smart, devious, and crammed with absorbing lore

Author Biography

Yann Martel was born in Spain in 1963 of Canadian parents. After studying philosophy at university, he travelled and worked at odd jobs before turning to writing. In addition to the Man Booker Prize-winning Life of Pi, which has been translated into over fifty languages and has sold over thirteen million copies worldwide, he is the author of the novels Self, Beatrice and Virgil and The High Mountains of Portugal, the stories The Facts Behind the Helsinki Roccamatios, and the collection of letters to the Prime Minister of Canada, What is Stephen Harper Reading? He lives in Saskatchewan, Canada.