Life Of Pi (Paperback)Yann Martel (author)
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Publisher: Canongate Books Ltd
Number of pages: 348
Weight: 236 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 21 mm
A terrific book . . . fresh, original, smart, devious, and crammed with absorbing lore -- Margaret Atwood * * Sunday Times * *
A unique and original story, brilliantly told * * Guardian * *
Full of clever tricks, amusing asides and grand originality * * Daily Telegraph * *
Ultimately uplifting * * Daily Mail * *
Extraordinary...Life of Pi could renew your faith in the ability of novelists to invest even the most outrageous scenario with plausible life * * New York Times Book Review * *
Martel's engaging characterization and vivid description enliven and enrich this dreamy, fantastic tale * * The Times * *
Its appeal has endured, with a worldwide 'readalong' of the book next month and a moniker as a 'modern classic' to boot. The moniker, in this instance, is utterly deserved . . . Pi is bewitching, the tale both nihilistic and naive, philosophical and playful, deeply moving while always treading the line clear of schmalz -- Arifa Akbar * * Independent * *
Martel has a warm way of engaging with the reader -- Robert Burdock * * RobAroundBooks.com * *
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this is a truly astounding page turner of a book and couldn't sleep until i finished it.
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