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An award winner in Canada (and winner of the 2002 Man Booker Prize), Life of Pi, Yann Martel's second novel, should prove to be a breakout book in the U.S. At one point in his journey, Pi recounts, "My greatest wish--other than salvation--was to have a book. A long book with a never-ending story. One that I could read again and again, with new eyes and fresh understanding each time." It's safe to say that the fabulous, fablelike Life of Pi is such a book. --Brad Thomas Parsons --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
Life of Pi had at least two dimensions. Firstly, it was an excellent tale. Secondly, it had an unusual spirituality that embraced nature.Published 7 hours ago by Richard Kilburn
To me it was as if Pi had an imaginary friend of his own creation and it was well done.. I read it because the book and the movie were so popular with my friends.Published 2 days ago by Ruth Leighton
This book starts out slow but picks up about 1/3 of the way through and ends up being a great book! I almost gave up on it before getting to the good part so as long as you can... Read morePublished 2 days ago by Sarah
This was a very good book and a quick read because of wanting to find out what happens next. But also some of what happened was hard to read and I admit I skimmed some of those... Read morePublished 2 days ago by sunnyp
Caught myself skipping page after page due to the sometimes gruesome details. Could not even read some of the descriptions of his dietary habits fueled by desperation. Read morePublished 2 days ago by Sadie Blake
The reader is in near disbelief as Pi's story unfolds. His survival is a journey that is believable because of his great faith and wit. Read morePublished 2 days ago by Rich Ensminger
I've actually had this book in my library for quite some time. If I knew it would be as amazing as it was I would have read it quite some time ago. Read morePublished 3 days ago by Jessica
This was a very different story. The voice captured my interest from the beginning and held it all the way through. Read morePublished 3 days ago by David K.
I haven't read it. I bought the book for my son. He had seen the movie and really liked itPublished 4 days ago by Frances A. Haase