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Life of Pi: Unabridged Audiobook by Yann Martel
  

Life of Pi: Unabridged Audiobook

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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 slow to get into but persevere for this unique work is stunning. It’s brutal, hopeful, humorous, philosophical, almost implausible and yet strangely believable. A tale that will remain with you for a very long time and deserves another read.

Comparison: Mark Haddon (The Curious Case of the Dog in the Night-Time), Audrey Niffenegger (The Time Traveler’s Wife), Aravind Adiga (The White Tiger).

If you like Yann Martel you might also like to read books by Mitch Albom, Mark Haddon and Rebecca Hunt.

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Synopsis

Life of Pi: Unabridged Audiobook by Yann Martel

AUDIO SYNOPSIS
Duration: 11h 45m (approx.) on 10 CD(s)
Narrated by Jeff Woodman with Alexander Marshall

After the tragic sinking of a cargo ship, one solitary lifeboat remains bobbing on the wild, blue Pacific. The crew of the surviving vessel consists of a hyena, a zebra (with a broken leg), a female orang-utan, a 450-pound Royal Bengal tiger and Pi - a 16-year-old Indian boy. The scene is set for a most extraordinary piece of literary fiction.

Reviews

“So magical, so playful, so harrowing and astonishing... Every page offers something of tension, humanity, surprise, or even ecstasy.” The Times

About the Author

Yann Martel

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.

Author photo © Alice Kuiper

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Publication date

1st June 2004

Author

Yann Martel

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Publisher

Whole Story Audio Books an imprint of W F Howes Ltd

Format

CD-Audio
10 pages
Running Time: 705 minutes

Categories

Audio Books
Literary Fiction

Adventure
Fantasy

ISBN

9781510073777

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