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The True and Illusive Consciousness in Pi’s Self-recognition

Yann Martel’s Life of Pi is not only an attractive novel which is about a thrilling trip, but also a mirror which reflects the real self of each reader. 1,990 more words

Literary Review

Life of Pi (2012) - slice

Yann Martel’s book is one of the best contemplations on faith in the era of post-nuclear rationalism. It hits the heart of what religion is, not doctrine, not tradition, but what it actually means to believe, God or anything, with the unwaverable reason(able doubt) always lingering behind the reader. 434 more words


Odds & Ends, Take 6

Confession: I start drafting these “Odds & Ends” posts ALL THE TIME — adding to it here and there — but then one day I realize the stuff I wrote about happened months ago and no one, myself included, cares about that stuff anymore.   411 more words


The Grand Bazaar in Pondicherry and a train passage to old 'Madras'...part two

“Bonjour Mademoiselle, ca va?, asks the shallot seller. His smile is radiant, his demeanour peaceful. He shifts and shakes his shallots in a slim basket, removing their skins and depositing them lighter and more saleable into a substantial basket. 1,693 more words


Life of Pi - Yann Martel book review

Yann Martel’s Life of Pi is a first-hand account of young boy’s childhood and his fascination for zoology and religion. At the open of the book we learn of Pi’s upbringing on his father’s zoo in Pondicherry, India. 487 more words


The Life of Pi

Disclaimer:  I’m afraid this isn’t going to be an objective review of a book.  I think, with the risk of sounding like a cougar or a kook or both (& possibly fickle), I’ve fallen in love with the central human in the novel The Life of Pi, the young man known as Piscine Molitor Patel (Pi). 508 more words



“Daniela, piensa tu primer libro que quieres recomendar, piénsalo muy bien…”

Ese fue mi primer pensamiento al querer realizar mi primer review, la verdad no tuve que pensarlo más de 5 segundos, ya sabía exactamente cual sería: LIFE OF PI BY YANN MARTEL. 488 more words