Life of Pi

Life of Pi

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Life of Pi is a fantasy adventure novel by Yann Martel published in 2001. The protagonist, Piscine Molitor "Pi" Patel, a Tamil boy from Pondicherry, explores issues of spirituality and practicality from an early age. He survives 227 days after a shipwreck while stranded on a boat in the Pacific Ocean with a Bengal tiger named Richard Parker.

Title:Life of Pi
Edition Language:English
ISBN:9780770430078
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    Life of Pi Reviews

  • Trevor

    I found a lot of this book incredibly tedious. I tend to avoid the winners of the Man / Booker – they make me a little depressed. The only Carey I haven’t liked won the Booker (Oscar and Lucinda),...

  • Eva

    It is not so much that The Life of Pi, is particularly moving (although it is). It isn’t even so much that it is written with language that is both delicate and sturdy all at once (which it is, as w...

  • Jason

    LITTLE INDIAN BOY GOES ON WEIRD BOAT RIDE WITH MEAN CAT....

  • Mary

    It's not that it was bad, it's just that I wish the tiger had eaten him so the story wouldn't exist.I read half of it, and felt really impatient the whole time, skipping whole pages, and then I realiz...

  • Kirstine

    I was extremely surprised by this book. Let me tell you why (it's a funny story): On the Danish cover it says "Pi's Liv" (Pi's Life), but I hadn't noticed the apostrophe, so I thought it said "Pis Liv...

  • jessica

    ‘life is so beautiful that death has fallen in love with it - a jealous, possessive love that grabs at what it can.’ and sometimes stories are so beautiful that souls have fallen in a love with...

  • Miranda Reads

    Big Bois. Everyone's heard of them. The Libraries are full of them. But are they worth it?Click the link for my video review of the big bois in my life.The Written Review:The beginning is rough.It's ...

  • Malbadeen

    Sift a pinch of psychology with a scant tablespoon of theology, add one part Island of the Blue Dolphin with two parts philosophy, mix with a pastry blender or the back of a fork until crumbly but n...

  • Jesse

    Life of Pi was a fairly engaging story in terms of plot and character, but what made it such a memorable book, for me at least, was its thematic concerns. Is it a "story that will make you believe in ...

  • Annalisa

    I read this book two years ago, but when we discussed it this month for book club, I remembered how much I liked it. A good discussion always ups my appreciation of a novel as does an ending that make...