Life of PI

Life of PI

by Yann Martel

CD-Audio Publication Date: 09/05/2012

 
Martel's novel tells the story of the amazing journey of Pi - short for Piscine - an unusual boy raised in a zoo in India. Pi's father decides to move the family to live in Canada and sell the animals to the great zoos of America. The ship taking them across the Pacific sinks and Pi finds himself the sole human survivor on a lifeboat with a hyena, an orangutan, a zebra with a broken leg and Bengal tiger called Richard Parker. "Life of Pi" brings together many themes including religion, zoology, fear, and sheer tenacity.
ISBN:
9781611748758
9781611748758
Category:
Adventure
Format:
CD-Audio
Publication Date:
09-05-2012
Language:
English
Publisher:
Eddison Books Ltd
Country of origin:
United Kingdom
Pages:
690
Dimensions (mm):
150x130x25mm
Weight:
0.25kg
Yann Martel

Yann Martel was born in Spain in 1963. After studying philosophy at university, he worked at odd jobs and travelled before turning to writing.

He is the author of the internationally acclaimed 2002 Man Booker Prize-winning novel Life of Pi, which was translated into thirty-eight languages.

Yann Martel lives in Saskatchewan, Canada

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