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Most of these animals are doomed, but Pi and Richard Parker cling to life, establishing a tacit order on the lifeboat. Martel handles this part of the story perfectly: one would expect Life of Pi to become cute, or perhaps preachy, but it is neither. Life on the boat proceeds in strict accordance with the rules of ecology and territorialism, and the interdependence of the passengers is both believable and absorbing. Life of Pi is a superb novel, both for its story and for its rich examinations of religion, isolation, and love. If this is an indication of what is to come, we can expect great things from Yann Martel. --Jack Illingworth --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
I totally enjoyed this book. It is funny, poignant and has an intriguing, facinating story.Published 2 months ago by Crafter in Canada
Book was as described and in the good condition it was described as being in.Published 3 months ago by Mel
My mother-in-law gave me this book for Christmas a while back and it sat on my shelf for the longest time. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Cindy Beverly
Had seen the movie,then read and loved the book. The movie did a remarkable job of creating the story. Could not put the book down!Published 7 months ago by Shopaholic