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51. Life of Pi - Yann Martel

Life of Pi by Yann Martel is one of the more recent reads from the BBC list that I’ve completed. I only read this one a few months ago, and went in with virtually no expectations – and isn’t that the lesson here? 652 more words

In My Hands Today...

Life of Pi – Yann Martel

The son of a zookeeper, Pi Patel has an encyclopedic knowledge of animal behavior and a fervent love of stories. 139 more words

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In My Hands Today...

Life of Pi – Yann Martel

The son of a zookeeper, Pi Patel has an encyclopedic knowledge of animal behavior and a fervent love of stories. 139 more words

Books

Books, like fish, like to move about

“Books make us climb higher, and I always have my hand on a book, as if on a banister. But unlike some readers I know who effortlessly bound up the stairs four steps at a time, floor after floor, never stopping to catch their breath, I creep up slowly. 387 more words

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To read a book, one must be still

“So there I was, in the House of Commons, wowed by the place, and I got to thinking about stillness. I guess the word popped into my head because the unsettling brawl of Question Period was just coming to an end. 190 more words

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Review: Life of Pi

Overall Rating: 9.6

Sitting here, I hesitate to write a review for this novel. I know there is really no way to convey just how amazing it was. 310 more words

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Meet: Pi Patel

Life of Pi by Yann Martel

My rating: 4 of 5 stars

This is one of those books that I happened to watch the movie before I read the book. 166 more words

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