Life Of Pi (illustrated): Deluxe Illustrated Edition

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HarperCollins, Feb 1, 2007 - Fiction - 336 pages

“Will the tiger be menacing; will the ocean be threatening; will the island be something out of Frankenstein or will it be an Eden?”—Yann Martel

Life of Pi, first published in 2002, became an international bestseller and remains one of the most extraordinary and popular works of contemporary fiction.

In 2005 an international competition was held to find the perfect artist to illustrate Yann Martel’s Man Booker Prize–winning novel. From thousands of entrants, Croatian artist Tomislav Torjanac was chosen. This lavishly produced edition features forty of Torjanac’s beautiful four-color illustrations, bringing Life of Pi to splendid, eye-popping life.

Tomislav Torjanac says of his illustrations: “My vision of the illustrated edition of Life of Pi is based on paintings from a first person’s perspective—Pi’s perspective. The interpretation of what Pi sees is intermeshed with what he feels and it is shown through [the] use of colors, perspective, symbols, hand gestures, etc.”


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100,000 words.very boring

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Life of Pi
Pi patel a zookepers son that lives in India with his brother,mom,dad and alot of animals. Pi patel before was called Pising but he got his name Pi in math class because he wrote 4
chalkboards of the number Pi. His dad wanted to go to Canada because he got a good job there so his dad said " it's settled were going were going to travel like columbus" Pi says " but columbus was looking for India" ha ha ha. so they went to canada by ship and a storm occured that tipped the ship ove and did pi survive or not?
This is a nice book to read it makes you basicly belive in god because in this book things happend that are not possible it is a perfect book for people all around the world and all types of readers. So you must read it.

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PART ONE Toronto and Pondicherry
PART TWO The Pacific Ocean
PART THREE Benito Juarez Infirmary Tomatlan Mexico
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YANN MARTEL was born in Spain in 1963 of Canadian parents. Life of Pi won the 2002 Man Booker Prize (among other honors) and was adapted to the screen in the Oscar-winning film by Ang Lee. Martel is also the author of the novels The High Mountains of Portugal, Beatrice and Virgil, and Self, the collection of stories The Facts Behind the Helsinki Roccamatios, and a collection of letters to the prime minister of Canada, What Is Stephen Harper Reading?. He lives in Saskatchewan, Canada.

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