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Life of Pi is a masterful and utterly original novel that is at once the story of a young castaway who faces immeasurable hardships on the high seas, and a meditation on religion, faith, art and life that is as witty as it is profound. Using the threads of all of our best stories, Yann Martel has wo

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Author Yann Martel

Pages 480

Publisher Knopf Canada

Published Date 2009-03-19

ISBN 0307371123 9780307371126


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stacy_yeckl shared a tip "I’ve been recommending Under the Whispering Door to everyone! Do you have a good recommendation for me?"

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embeckini shared a tip "One of my favorites. The first 100 pages are hard to push through but SO worth it."

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leah_mccracken shared a tip "A perfectly well-written book that bored me senseless."

jennifer_johnston_7706 shared a tip "I never read a book quite like this one! It is original and a great book club pick."

jennifer_johnston_7706 shared a tip "There is no other book quite like it."

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julia_hobbs_3904 shared a tip "A must read! I was forced to read this for English class but got hooked haha, very excited and hard to put down!"

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annie_murray shared a tip "Yes, love Yann Martel. And he is Canadian like me."

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shannon_gill shared a tip "This is a great read"

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hanxo shared a tip "A touching adventure about how a boy survives lost at sea with a bengal tiger."

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grace_wilson_426 shared a tip "very written and very entertaining. currently halfway through"

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georgette_keller shared a tip "Yep"

neva_heywood shared a tip "I haven't read any other books for this author. I usually look for a book under fantasy or fiction and read it."

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deirdre_miles shared a tip "No. How was it?"

kelly_holleman shared a tip "I enjoyed it very much."

ava_wright_6056 shared a tip "i have many.. one of them is the silent patient!!"

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sharon_fox shared a tip "No was it good?"

tess_bloom shared a tip "Yes, although it's been quite a while! I saw it in the theater when it came out. Just read the book for the first time last fall."

shannon_clayton_3693 shared a tip "I have and strangely I dont remember recommending this. Joined this app yesterday...... ah well lol"

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grace_neff_1732 shared a tip "Really enjoyed this book, I think it’s the only one I’ve read by this author though!"

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beata_siwinski shared a tip "The movie was good but as usually it's hard for screen version to be as good as the book :)"

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annie_lamb shared a tip "I haven't read any other works to know unfortunately."

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james_munro shared a tip "I have not actually."

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leigh_caruthers shared a tip "Really bookshelf it has no pictures"

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catherine_army shared a tip "Yes, movie was ok. Not my favorite book to movie adaptation."

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mary_helton_2382 shared a tip "I loved it right away, such a gripping narrative"

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sheila_taylor_clark shared a tip "Haven't got that far"

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molly_nix shared a tip "Loved this one!"

melody_wiegand_ shared a tip "One of a kind. Good, good book!"

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kindall_mitchell shared a tip "This is the only book I have read by this author"

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carrie_kitchen shared a tip "It is the only thing I have read od theirs."

michelle_j_8263 shared a tip "The language was very emotive and while you knew it was surreal, it felt real. The ending was totally worth waiting for."

kendra_novotney shared a tip "Book is so much better!"

meghann_h shared a tip "Absolutely, I’ve only read this book of his, I wasn’t aware that he had more"

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cindy_getson shared a tip "Sorry! Haven’t seen the movie."

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jesika_kimtis shared a tip "I think it compares nicely to the book!"

mary_bruen shared a tip "Loved this book so much. I am a Catholic. I loved how Pi embraced different religions and combined their teachings in his life"

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anna_duke_246 shared a tip "Book. The movie in my head is better than anything anyone could produce in real life 😊"

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rhonda_r shared a tip "PS My fiancé has not read the book but saw the movie and enjoyed it."

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harriet_sysyn shared a tip "Yes. Good, but not as good as the book."

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cathryn_johnston shared a tip "Yes! I don’t like the movie nearly as much as the book!"

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laura_graham_larocca shared a tip "Yes, saw the movie too. Beautiful."

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christina_carpenter shared a tip "Yes"

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wwwsleepycom shared a tip "if i had to choose, i think itd be misery by stephen king. this one is definitely up there though!"

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emily_cairou shared a tip "Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel!"

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stephanie_meyer_1569 shared a tip "I actually hated this book"

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alia_serrano shared a tip "Crazy story of survival in the ocean"

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bobby_fae shared a tip "Such an engaging, emotional, and intelligent read."

emma_sayre shared a tip "I did! I really enjoyed it"

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jared_nathanson shared a tip "I haven't. The book tore me apart. But the movie is on my list."

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ashley_lawrence_2275 shared a tip "Yeah, although I preferred the book."

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stacey_macneil shared a tip "No...I hear it was not great! If you like books follow my recommendations @staceysbookedlife on IG"

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holly_green_168 shared a tip "Yes!"

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angela_armendariz shared a tip "Yes! Great story."

jordan_lee_2961 shared a tip "This is still one of my favorite books."

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angel_hajjar shared a tip "Has been on my top 5 books for many years now. It's so beautiful"

jeff_7776 shared a tip "Yes but I haven't read any of his other books."

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melanie_sigsworth shared a tip "I didn't actually see the movie!"

shawn_mchale shared a tip "Yes and as always the book is better."

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april_sanchez_6692 shared a tip "The movie was visually beautiful! The book is equally stunning with more detail 💜"

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crystal_spock-shepperson shared a tip "Sure have"

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sharon_hamilton shared a tip "I like reading about different cultures."

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ritsy_george shared a tip "I think both have their own magic to them. :)"

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kelly_morris_1215 shared a tip "This book is one of my favorites."

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april_stanton shared a tip "I really liked this one."

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anar_damji shared a tip "Beautiful story!"

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sierra_burgin shared a tip "Wonderful book! Beautiful story! Highly reccomend!"

beth_gventer shared a tip "No I haven’t yet."

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kayleen_falkenstein shared a tip "Great book showing different perspectives of religion- and the ending messes with your brain and makes you think!"

marian_hart shared a tip "One of my all time favorites."

vaida_guthmann shared a tip "Yes. As usual, I like the book better"

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ir_k shared a tip "What's your favorites?"

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monarchy shared a tip "Was my favorite for a long time both book and movie are amazing"

faith_ann_watkins shared a tip "Two Towers by J.R.R Tolkien or Gone Girl"

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derek_motta shared a tip "Skin by Ted dekker"

ira_zorn shared a tip "Just read 1984"

laura_peg shared a tip "I never get tired of this book. So many layers."

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michelle_mcbain shared a tip "Enjoy!"

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hazelz_hazelz shared a tip "Great interpretation of something so tragedy"

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corinne_barnes shared a tip "Beautiful imagery and raw emotion"

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satyra_hillgrove shared a tip "I had to read the book for school and I hated reading at the time but ..... I ended up real king enjoying this book !!!"

helen_r_3719 shared a tip "Yes, but nothing like life of pi. Have you read Snowcrash or six of crows? How about you, what are some of your favorites?"

greg_mitchell_5198 shared a tip ",100%"

eliza_masco shared a tip "Highly suggest Water For Elephants by Sara Gruen, Cold Mountain by Charles Fraizer, and The O Zone by Paul Throrough"

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jovana_ristic shared a tip "Right now I am reading Becoming by Michelle Obama. Anything that you can recommend for me?"

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hl_kaup-wood shared a tip "I loved all of it. But probably the floating island in the ocean was really interesting and scary."

steve_tarantino shared a tip "Yes it is..better than movie.. of course"

jen_kamauff shared a tip "Slow start but fantastic book!!"

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lori_mollan shared a tip "I thought it had a surprise ending!"

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lori_mollan shared a tip "Did you have a favorite part?"

lynn_markle_5301 shared a tip "Loved this fantasy tale!"

whocarestho47 shared a tip "A little boring in the beginning but the ending is definitely worth it!"

robyn_moss_9968 shared a tip "Started slow but was an amazing story of survival. Beautifully written."

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kim_noteboom_lewis shared a tip "One of my favorite books!"

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julie_sully shared a tip "By far one of the best books I’ve ever read. I felt closer to God after reading this book."

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maureen_sullivan_5777 shared a tip "Such a good movie"

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