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Review of Beatrice and Virgil by Yann Martel

Beatrice and Virgil by Yann Martel
Reviewed by Fiza Pathan

Verdict: ” …. you will come out after reading the book a really empathetic person who redefines what the whole idea of hell means to you at your most lowest as well as at your best… 442 more words

An Uncomfortable Parable? Yann Martel's The High Mountains of Portugal

Martel, Yann. The High Mountains of Portugal. Toronto: Knopf Canada, 2016.

Yann Martel’s latest novel is, for me at least, a disturbing book: at once compassionate and yet surreal. 740 more words

Book Review

Søndagstanker: Pis Liv

Min mest populære anmeldelse på Goodreads er min anmeldelse af Life of Pi. Det er ikke engang fordi jeg rigtigt anmelder bogen, i stedet fortæller jeg en lidt sjov historie. 466 more words


Quote for Today: Yann Martel

All living things contain a measure of madness that moves them in strange, sometimes inexplicable ways. This madness can be saving; it is part and parcel of the ability to adapt. 17 more words

Quote For Today

Life of Pi by Yann Martel

If somebody told me a week ago I would read a story about a shipwrecked Indian boy who survives for the better part of a year on a lifeboat with a Bengal Tiger, and that I would believe every word, I would have ridiculed the idea. 379 more words


A Cozy Morning.

It’s finally freezing in Lisbon! (By freezing i mean it’s 17degrees) I finally have  a reasonable excuse to stay in bed until noon. I have been doing a lot of reading recently, mostly hopping from one novel to another, which is a horrible idea if you ask me so 164 more words

Life of Pi - Yann Martel

Life of Pi was a book so regularly spotted on my dad’s bookshelf when I was growing up that I have the image of the white boat with the dark boy and massive tiger curled up inside it forever burnt into my memory. 1,206 more words

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