Life of Pi

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A.A. Knopf Canada, Aug 1, 2007 - Fiction - 336 pages
In October 2005 a worldwide competition was launched to find an artist to illustrate Yann Martel’s international bestseller. Media partners included The Globe and Mail in Canada, The Times in the UK and The Age in Australia, with an international panel of judges that included Canadians Martin Levin, Books Editor of The Globe and Mail, Executive Publisher Louise Dennys and Random House of Canada Creative Director C.S. Richardson. From thousands of entries, Croatian artist Tomislav Torjanac was chosen as the illustrator for this new edition of Life of Pi.

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I saw the film of this a few years ago ( I know, the dreadful crime of watching a film before reading the book) and I decided it was really weird. However, the book was so much better! Although it was ... Read full review

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In the fantasy adventure book by Yann Martel the protagonist is Pi Patel. Pi Patel was very religious as a young kid. He chose to practice three religions at the same time. The three religions were ... Read full review

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About the author (2007)

Yann Martel is the prize-winning author of The Facts Behind the Helsinki Roccamatios, and of Self. His novel Life of Pi won the 2002 Man Booker Prize, was shortlisted for the Governor General’s Literary Award and is an international bestseller. Yann Martel currently lives in Saskatoon.

Tomislav Torjanac was born in 1972 in Croatia, where he lives and works as a freelance illustrator. His life is not unlike his favourite medium (oil paints) or his style: slow and quiet, but colourful. When he’s not painting, he likes reading, listening to music, walking, trying to outstare his neurotic cat Puki or spending non-quality time with his two dogs Nero and His Brother. Amongst other things, he’s done many book covers and illustrated a few children’s books, including James Joyce’s The Cat and the Devil.

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