Life of Pi

Life of Pi

Yann Martel

The son of a zookeeper, Pi Patel has an encyclopedic wisdom of animal habit and a fervent love of reports. whilst Pi is 16, his relations emigrates from India to North the USA aboard a jap shipment send, in addition to their zoo animals certain for brand new houses.

The send sinks. Pi unearths himself on my own in a lifeboat, his in simple terms partners a hyena, an orangutan, a wounded zebra, and Richard Parker, a 450-pound Bengal tiger. quickly the tiger has dispatched all yet Pi, whose worry, wisdom, and crafty let him to coexist with Richard Parker for 227 days whereas misplaced at sea. once they ultimately succeed in the coast of Mexico, Richard Parker flees to the jungle, by no means to be visible back. the japanese professionals who interrogate Pi refuse to think his tale and press him to inform them "the truth." After hours of coercion, Pi tells a moment tale, a narrative less fantastical, even more conventional--but is it extra true?

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