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Monday
Aug302004

Life of Pi by Yann Martel

A very strange book.  The Financial Times reviewer got it spot on when said it is like "Joseph Conrad and Salman Rushdie hallucinating together...".  However, I nearly gave up three quarters of the way through, leaving Pi stuck in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, but I eventually came back to it and followed him through to landfall and beyond.  And I am glad now that I did, even though I did find the ending a little disappointing.  Anyhow, if ever I have to live in close quarters with a Bengal tiger, I now know what I have to do.

Reader Comments (1)

I thought life of pi was a preety good book, its themes were strong and Yann Martel expressed his opinions throughtout the book. 1 thing that bothered me though was that he started with religion a lot and then stop using it in the body. Wat's up with that?
July 18 | Unregistered CommenterPJK

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