Synopses & Reviews
Mass market edition of Martel's Booker-winner which looks set to be a huge seller for the Edinburgh-based independent publisher, and for the rest of us. A spellbinding allegory with a wrenching literary twist - this is a modern classic in the making. "A terrific book. It's fresh, original, smart, devious, and crammed with absorbing lore...not just a readable and engaging novel, it's a finely twisted length of yarn" Margaret Atwood, "Sunday Times".
A tale of disaster at sea. The only survivor from the wreck of a cargo ship on the Pacific, 16-year-old Pi spends 221 days on a lifeboat with a hyena, a zebra, a female orang-utan and a 450-pound Royal Bengal Tiger called Richard Parker.