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Yann Martel - Author


Yann Martel was born in Spain in 1963 of Canadian parents. After studying philosophy at university, he worked at odd jobs and travelled before turning to writing. He is the author of the internationally acclaimed 2002 Man Booker Prize-winning novel Life of Pi, as well as the novel Self, the stories The Facts Behind the Helsinki Roccamatios, and the collection of letters to the Prime Minister of Canada What is Stephen Harper Reading?. Yann Martel lives in Saskatchewan, Canada.

 

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Featured Books, with extracts, by Yann Martel


Life of Pi
Yann Martel
Winner of the Man Booker Prize 2002. Pi’s family is moving their zoo when the boat sinks and 16-year old Pi is left afloat in a lifeboat with four animals that includes a tiger. Up to that point the book is...
Format: Paperback - Released: 04/10/2012
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Life of Pi
Yann Martel
Winner of the Man Booker Prize 2002. One boy, one boat, one tiger bobbing around on a lifeboat in the Pacific...and yet it's so much more than that. It really is even now nearly 10 years after it won the Booker...
Format: Paperback - Released: 18/08/2011
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Beatrice and Virgil
Yann Martel
One of our Great Reads you may have missed in 2011. July 2011 Book of the Month. This is an utterly beguiling, magical, fable-like story that uses the relationships between humans and animals to...
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/07/2011
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Life of Pi
Yann Martel
Winner of the Man Booker Prize 2002. Pi’s family is moving their zoo when the boat sinks and 16-year old Pi is left afloat in a lifeboat with four animals that includes a tiger. Up to that point the book is...
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/07/2010
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Beatrice and Virgil
Yann Martel
June 2010 Book of the Month. This is an utterly beguiling magical, fable-like story that uses the relationships between humans and animals to address much bigger themes including those about life and art,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 03/06/2010
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Life of Pi
Yann Martel
Winner of the Man Booker Prize 2002. Pi’s family is moving their zoo when the boat sinks and 16-year old Pi is left afloat in a lifeboat with four animals that includes a tiger. Up to that point the book is...
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/07/2009
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Life of Pi: Unabridged Audiobook
Yann Martel
This is an unabridged audiobook title. Pi’s family is moving their zoo when the boat sinks and 16-year old Pi is left afloat in a lifeboat with four animals that includes a tiger. Up to that point the book...
Format: CD-Audio - Released: 01/06/2004
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Life of Pi
Yann Martel
January 2014 Guest Editor Jodi Picoult on The Life of Pi by Yann Martel. The story sounds like the beginning of a joke: a boy, a hyena, a zebra, an orangutan, and a tiger floating on a lifeboat in...
Format: Paperback - Released: 17/05/2003
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