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The Life of Pi on Film

In 2012 Ang Lee directed a theatrical drama film version of The Life of Pi which was praised for its visual exploration of the novel’s inherent spirituality and the epic journey it portrayed.    

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Yann Martel

Yann Martel is a Canadian author. He was first published in The Malahat Review. He was supported by the Canada Council for the Arts who awarded him a number of grants to facilitate his writing. Martel has published four novels to date including the hugely influential The Life of Pi which was published in 2001 […]

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The Life of Pi

The Life of Pi is a 2001 novel by Yann Martel. It tells the story of a sixteen year boy named Pi, a hyena, an orangutan, a zebra and a Bengal tiger named ‘Richard Parker’.

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