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Life of Pi - Yann Martel
Life of Pi
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After the tragic sinking of a cargo ship, one solitary lifeboat remains bobbing on the wild, blue Pacific. The only survivors from the wreck are a sixteen-year-old boy named Pi, a hyena, a zebra with a broken leg, a female orang-utan - and a 450-pound Royal Bengal tiger. Since it was first... show more
After the tragic sinking of a cargo ship, one solitary lifeboat remains bobbing on the wild, blue Pacific. The only survivors from the wreck are a sixteen-year-old boy named Pi, a hyena, a zebra with a broken leg, a female orang-utan - and a 450-pound Royal Bengal tiger. Since it was first published in 2002, Life of Pi has entered mainstream consciousness and remains one of the most extraordinary works of fiction in recent years. In October 2005 Canongate launched a competition with The Times to find an artist to illustrate Yann Martel's international bestseller. Soon the competition expanded as the Globe and Mail and The Age newspapers also launched a search in Canada and Australia. From thousands of entries, Croatian artist Tomislav Torjanac was chosen as the illustrator for this new edition of Life of Pi. Now readers can enjoy this extraordinary tale with his glorious colour illustrations.
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Format: ebook
ISBN: 9780857869036 (0857869035)
Publisher: Canongate Books
Pages no: 336
Edition language: English
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The better to see you, my dear
The better to see you, my dear rated it
4.0 The Better Story
Defiantly funny in the face of total devastation, but more than that, ever hopeful. I guess that last is the best part of strong faith. The important part. Inner piece and enduring hope. Here's the deal: I'm an agnostic. We get roasted inside *grin*. I could go a long while about the difference be...
Cyfranek - Cyfrowe czytanie
Cyfranek - Cyfrowe czytanie rated it
4.0 Życie Pi – w poszukiwaniu wiary
Tym razem najpierw oglądnąłem film, a później sięgnąłem po książkę. I wcale nie żałuję. Do tego wszystkiego, kończąc lekturę, jak raz trafiła się powtórka filmu w telewizji. Oglądnąłem więc go po raz kolejny. I wcale nie żałuję. Zarówno powieść jak i jej ekranizacja, są bardzo dobrymi opowieściami, ...
Linda78
Linda78 rated it
0.0 Life of Pi - DNF @ 20%.
DNF @ 20%. This is nothing but lectures on zoology, Hinduism and Christianity. Not that this stuff isn't interesting, but a book with a good story it does not make. The weird interjections of the guy talking about some other guy are, well, weird. Frankly, this book sounds like it wants to be mega su...
Burfobookalicious
Burfobookalicious rated it
5.0 Life is partly Survival...
'Life of Pi' made the World Book Night list for 2011 and rightly so. Martel has created a modern masterpiece, which is beautifully written. The storyline is unusual and all the more absorbing for it. The ending too is intriguing and though the movie interpretation is good, it can't do full justice t...
Haidji - Books...and...Books!
Haidji - Books...and...Books! rated it
5.0 Magic
The life of Pi is a story of courage and survival. It is a wonderfully written journey through life's struggle.
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