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Beatrice and Virgil (Large Print)

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Fate takes many forms. . . .

 

When Henry receives a letter from an elderly taxidermist, it poses a puzzle that he cannot resist. As he is pulled further into the world of this strange and calculating man, Henry becomes increasingly involved with the lives of a donkey and a howler monkey—named Beatrice and Virgil—and the epic journey they undertake together.

With all the spirit and originality that made Life of Pi so beloved, this brilliant new novel takes the reader on a haunting odyssey. On the way Martel asks profound questions about life and art, truth and deception, responsibility and complicity.

 

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About the Author

Yann Martel was born in Spain in 1963. After studying philosophy at university, he worked odd jobs and traveled before turning to writing at the age of twenty-six. He is the author of the internationally acclaimed 2002 Man Booker Prize–winning novel Life of Pi, which was translated into thirty-eight languages and spent fifty-seven weeks on the New York Times bestseller list.  Yann Martel lives in Saskatchewan, Canada.

 

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Product Details

ISBN:
9780739377802
Subtitle:
A Novel
Author:
Martel, Yann
Publisher:
Random House Large Print
Subject:
General
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Animals
Subject:
Psychological fiction
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Subject:
fiction;holocaust;animals;taxidermy;allegory;novel;canadian;writing;literature;21st century;writers;canadian literature;literary fiction;contemporary fiction;canada;literary;adult;authors
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Large Print:
Y
Publication Date:
20100413
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
304
Dimensions:
7.8 x 5.2 x .78 in .55 lb

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