"A terrific book... fresh, original, smart, devious, crammed with absorbing lore." Margaret Atwood, Sunday Times "Every page offers something of tension, humanity, surprise or even ecstasy." The Times "A unique and original story, brilliantly told." Guardian "Its sheer audaciousness, complex originality, breathtaking daring, virtuoso command of the language and imagery make Life of Pi a tour de force... It will stand the test of time." Lisa Jardine (Man Booker Prize judge 2002)"
About the Author
Yann Martel was born in Spain but currently lives in Montreal. He is the hugely acclaimed author of Self, a novel, and of the story collection The Facts Behind the Helsinki Roccamatios. Yann's delight of a novel, Life of Pi, is his third book and was the winner of the 2002 Man Booker Prize for Fiction. It was also shortlisted for the Governor General Award and the Commonwealth Writers Prize in 2002.