WINNER OF THE 2002 BOOKER PRIZE After the tragic sinking of a cargo ship, one solitary lifeboat remains bobbing on the wild, blue Pacific. The crew of the surviving vessel consists of a hyena, a zebra (with a broken leg), a female orang-utan, a 450-pound Royal Bengal tiger and Pi - a 16-year-old Indian boy. The scene is set for one of the most extraordinary pieces of literary fiction of recent years.
Yann Martel was born in Spain but currently lives in Montreal. He is the highly acclaimed author of 'Self', a novel, and of the story collection 'The Facts Behind the Helsinki Roccamatios'. Life of Pi is his third book and was shortlisted for both the Governor General Award and the Commonwealth Writers Prize.
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