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Book Review: Life of Pi by Yann Martel

Life of Pi is the story of how a teen-aged boy and a Bengal tiger survive a ship-wreck. The boy is named Piscine (after Piscine Park, Paris). His father is a zoo-keeper in Pondicherry. When the government acquires his land he decides to move his zoo with all the animals to USA in a ship. Then the ship-wreck happens and Pi (the boy has shortened his name from Piscine) and the tiger are the only survivors. The rest of the story is about their struggle for survival for 30 days.

I liked this book because the author has written the story in an interesting manner. This book has got the Booker Prize.

Reviewed by: Vinayakan S Kumar, VII-C, Shift I