Life of Pi

Life of Pi After The Sinking Of A Cargo Ship, A Solitary Lifeboat Remains Bobbing On The Wild Blue Pacific The Only Survivors From The Wreck Are A Sixteen Year Old Boy Named Pi, A Hyena, A Wounded Zebra, An Orangutan And A 450 Pound Royal Bengal Tiger The Scene Is Set For One Of The Most Extraordinary And Beloved Works Of Fiction In Recent Years.Universally Acclaimed Upon Publication, Life Of Pi Is A Modern Classic. It is not so much that The Life of Pi, is particularly moving although it is It isn t even so much that it is written with language that is both delicate and sturdy all at once which it is, as well And it s certainly not that Yann Martel s vision filled passages are so precise that you begin to feel the salt water on your skin even though they are It is that, li
LITTLE INDIAN BOY GOES ON WEIRD BOAT RIDE WITH MEAN CAT. I found a lot of this book incredibly tedious I tend to avoid the winners of the Man Booker they make me a little depressed The only Carey I haven t liked won the Booker Oscar and Lucinda , I really didn t like the little bit of Vernon God Little I read and I never finished The Sea despite really liking Banville s writing So, being told a book is a winner of the Booker tends to be a mark against it from the start, unfortunately.I m going to have to assume you have read this book, as if I I found a lot of this book incredibly tedious I tend to avoid the winners of the Man Booker the
It s not that it was bad, it s just that I wish the tiger had eaten him so the story wouldn t exist.I read half of it, and felt really impatient the whole time, skipping whole pages, and then I realized that I didn t have to keep going, which is as
I was extremely surprised by this book Let me tell you why it s a funny story On the Danish cover it says Pi s Liv Pi s Life , but I hadn t noticed the apostrophe, so I thought it said Pis Liv Piss Life and I thought that was an interesting title at least, so perhaps I should give it a go So I did And what I read was not at all what I had expected I thought it was a book about a boy in the Indian slums or something It actually wasn t until I looked up the book in English I rea I was extremely surprised by this book Let me tell you why it s a funny story On
Sift a pinch of psychology with a scant tablespoon of theology, add one partIsland of the Blue Dolphinwith two parts philosophy, mix with a pastry blender or the back of a fork until crumbly but not dry and there you have Pi and his lame o, cheesed out, boat ride to enlightenment.Actually I liked the beginning of this book loved Pi s decleration and re naming of himself, his adding religions like daisy s to a chain, and was really diggin on the family as a whole and then.then,
This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here Life of Pi was a fairly engaging story in terms of plot and character, but what made it such a memorable book, for me at least, was its thematic concerns Is it a story that will make you believe in God, as Pi claims I m not sure I d go that far, but I would recommend it to people who enjoy thinking about the nature of reality and the role of faith in our lives To me, the entire thrust of the book is the idea that reality is a story, and therefore we can choose our own story as the author h Life of Pi was a fairly engaging story in terms of plot and character, but what made it such a memorable book, for me at least, was its thematic concerns Is it a story that will make you believe in God, as Pi claims I m not sure I d go that far, but I would recommend it to people who enjoy thinking about the nature of reality and the role of faith in ou
I read this book two years ago, but when we discussed it this month for book club, I remembered how much I liked it A good discussion always ups my appreciation of a novel as does an ending that makes me requestion my givens in the story I find myself reading contradictory interpretations and agreeing with both sides That s the beauty of symbolism as long as you back up your cause, it s plausible.Initially it took me several weeks to get into the book The beginning readslike a textboo I read this book two years ago, but when we discussed it this month for book club, I remembered how much I liked it A good disc
This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here No need to reinvent the wheel Here s my .com review It doesn t matter whether what you tell people is truth or fiction, because there s no such thing as truth, no real difference between fantasy and reality, so you might as well go with theinteresting story That s Life of Pi in a nutshell Sorry to spoil it for anyone who hasn t read it yet Remember that season of the TV series Dallas that turned out to be just a dream That s kind of how you feel after you ve invested hours o No need
On the surface Life of Pi is a funny little book, heart warming and audacious, but dig a little deeper and you ll see how complex the story actually is The magically real elements make the story doubt itself they call into question the probability of these events actually happening because they are so ridiculously unrealistic As Pi says to those that disbelieve himI know what you want You want a story that won t surprise you That will confirm what you already know That won t make you se On the surface Life of Pi is a funny little book, heart warming and audacious, but dig a little deeper and you ll see how complex the story actually is The magically real elements make the story doubt itself they call into question the probability of these events actually happening because they are so ridiculously unrealistic As Pi says to those that disbelieve himI know what you want You want a story that won t surprise you That will confirm what you already know That won t make you see higher or further or differently You want a flat story An immobi