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Life of Pi

What are the odds, do you think, of surviving a very, very long boat ride in a life raft, following the death of your whole family in a shipwrech? 117 more words

Yann Martel offers a house he owned for refugee newcomers

Award-winning author Yann Martel isn’t interested in gleaning publicity for his acts of charity. “The point is to help … not bring attention to me,” he says. 774 more words


Life of Pi


  • Author: Yann Martel
  • Paperback, 460 pages
  • Published August 29th 2006 by Seal Books (first published 2001)

Life of Pi is a fantasy adventure novel by Yann Martel published in 2001. 264 more words

Book Reviews

By Grand Central Station I Sat Down and Wept by Elizabeth Smart (1945)

This is one of those books that I had heard of vaguely and meant to read for ages – but for some reason didn’t. Luckily my reading lists project is getting me to read more of these sorts of books. 948 more words


The Life of Pi: Yann Martel

Interesting premise, piecemeal execution. Part One should have been Part None. Part Two is very good. Part Three, a letdown.

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‘Life of Pi’ by Yann Martel

A young teenager afloat the Pacific Ocean in a 26-foot long boat with only a Bengal tiger for company: Piscine Molitor ‘Pi’ Patel, late of Pondicherry in Southern India, the only human survivor of the shipwreck of a cargo boat travelling to Canada. 546 more words


T5W: Books That Aren't Set In The Western World

Top 5 Wednesday is a weekly post created by Lainey & now hosted by Sam. Check out the Goodreads group here!

July 19th: Books That Aren’t Set In/Inspired By The Western World… 640 more words