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The High Mountains of Portugal by Yann Martel

Risen apes, fallen angels…

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In a few short days in 1904, young Tomàs loses his lover, his child and his father to unexpected deaths. 1,377 more words

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Book Review - The High Mountains of Portugal by Yann Martel

Let’s start this review off with giving you my main impression of the book. Let’s go for: confusing. Not in the sense of the story line, but in the sense of whether I liked it or not. 588 more words



This is the first book of Yann Martel I’m reading because I was too lazy to read Life of Pi, as I had already seen the movie and loved it. 469 more words

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Yann Martel: 'We definitely need a new downtown library'

Saskatoon’s most well-known author thinks the city needs a new downtown library.

Best-selling novelist Yann Martel, who lives in the city with his partner and their four children, completed the maximum six years as a member of the Saskatoon Public Library board in December. 487 more words

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Books, Books, More Books

I’ve read a fair number of books lately – when Tom and I went to Paternoster and Tulbagh, I read continuously so got through some of my lovely borrowed and new novels. 658 more words


Life of Pi

I picked up a copy of Life of Pi a while ago, while on vacation. Everybody who’d read it told me it was good. Nobody really told me much about it, though, except that there’s this boy on a lifeboat with a tiger, and he doesn’t want to get eaten by the tiger. 428 more words

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Review: The High Mountains of Portugal

Yann Martel intertwines three separate stories with a small town in the High Mountains of Portugal, connected not only with location but with a tragic, life altering event. 194 more words

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