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The High Mountains of Portugal by Yann Martel

I added Yann Martel’s The High Mountains of Portugal to my list after reading Fiction Fan’s glowing review of this book last year, but started my own reading of this author with… 471 more words

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Beauty of Moon

“The moon was a sharply defined crescent and the sky was perfectly clear.The stars shone with such fierce,contained brilliance that it seemed absurd to call the night dark.”-Yann Martel

The Literary Drover No. 2537

Recently, in a quiet moment, I realized that more than nine months have passed since I undertook this “book tour”, which now spans more than sixty countries (and counting), and the end of it is nowhere in sight. 130 more words

The Literary Drover

Life of Pi: A film to make you believe in God

By Aristophanes

The post contains spoilers for the film Life of Pi. Reader discretion is advised.

Life of Pi (2012) is the story of an Indian boy who, after being shipwrecked at sea, survives on a lifeboat for 227 days with a full-grown Bengal tiger named Richard Parker. 1,098 more words

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Beauty of Moon

“The moon was a sharply defined crescent and the sky was perfectly clear. The stars shone with such fierce, contained brilliance that it seemed absurd to call the night dark.”-Yann Martel

Life of Pi ~ Yann Martel

Yann Martel’s Life of Pi was – like Atonement – a book that was a big success as a movie. I read it some years ago in Canada but I must admit I had forgotten how compelling the story was. 440 more words

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Summer Reading Challenge

Summer Goodreads Reading Challenge

At the start of the year I set myself a challenge to read 52 books in 52 weeks. I initially thought this would be easy, however – as the year has progressed and things have built-up, I’ve realised what a ridiculous idea this was! 944 more words

2017 Reading Journey