Life of Pi
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Life of Pi
- Product No:
- Yann Martel
- Canongate Books Ltd.
- Edition Date:
- July 2009
- 128 x 196 x 24 mm
- 270 g
- Sales Rank:
- 4714 (See Top 100 in Books)
After the tragic sinking of a cargo ship, a solitary lifeboat remains bobbing on the wide, wild Pacific. The crew of the surviving vessel consists of a hyena, one zebra (with a broken leg), an orang-utan, a 450-pound Royal Bengal Tiger named Richard Parker and Pi - a 16-year-old Indian boy.
As the 'crew' begin to assert their natural places in the food chain, Pi's fear mounts, and he must use all his wit and daring to develop an understanding with his fellow survivors.
Yann Martel's Life of Pi is a transformative novel, an astonishing work of imagination that will delight and stun readers in equal measures. It is a triumph of storytelling and a tale that will, as one character puts it, make you believe in God.
Winner of the Man Booker Prize.
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