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The Man Booker Prize Winner Yann Martel's Life of Pi Available on Infibeam

Life of Pi by Yann Martel a story that has won The Man Booker Prize 2012 is the story of a boy who survived when the ship wrecked in the middle of the ocean and he lost his family. He was left alone with a few animals. Read to know how he met all odds to survive.

Ahmedabad, India, December 13, 2012 --( Life of Pi novel is a flight of imaginations written and described very well by Yann Martel. Pi is narrating his childhood. When he was a child he was named as Piscine Molitor Patel. When he starts his secondary school he changes name to "Pi". He was actually tired of being called as Pissing Patel, which his friends and classmates used to call him in school. His father was the owner of the zoo in Pondicherry thus Pi had knowledge and understanding of the animal psychology.

Though he was brought up as a Hindu, when he turned 14 he was also taught about Christian and Islam culture. He then followed all the three religions worshiping all the Gods as one. In due course his father decides to sell the zoo because of some dispute on the land with the government. The family also decides to sell all the animals in Canada before they immigrate there themselves. Pi and his family are on their way to Canada with the animals on the ship, while few days later the ship gets caught in a storm and is wrecked. Almost everyone dies on the ship leaving a few animals alive and only Pi as the human alive.

Pi finds himself left on a life boat with a hyena, zebra, and orangutan. The hyena first eats the zebra a later the orangutan. Pi is scared that soon it will be turn but finds out the there is a Bengal Tiger who survived too and eats the hyena. Will Pi be eaten by the tiger? What will happen next? How will Pi meet all the odds, will he survive? Read the book to know all the details. Copies available now on

About the Author:

Yann Martel belonged to a French–Canadian Family in Salamanca, Spain. Father Nicole Perron and mother Emile Martel. He studied at the Trent University doing philosophy. Life of Pi was his 4th book that was published in 2001 and was awarded as the Man Booker Prize in 2002. It was also chosen for the 2003 edition of CBC Radio's Canada Reads competition, won by author Nancy Lee.

His novel Beatrice and Virgil deals with the Holocaust. 2007-2011 he was busy working on a project "What is Stephen Harper Reading?" Every week during this project he sent the Prime Minister a book portraying "Stillness" with a note that would be self explanatory. After having sent Harper approximately 100 books in ended his project in February 2011.
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Ahmedabad 380015, Gujarat, India

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