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Yann Martel

September 24th, 2010  |  by  |  published in Engelse literatuur, English texts | 1 Comment »

Beatrice and Virgil Yann Martel Everybody remembers Yann Martel as the writer of Life of Pi and some will know about his website What is Stephen Harper reading? I deliberately chose the word ‘remember’ because Life of Pi was published in 2002 and since then we didn’t hear a lot of Martel, apart from his […]

Yann Martel, Beatrice and Virgil

September 19th, 2010  |  by  |  published in Boeken Janantoon | Comments Off on Yann Martel, Beatrice and Virgil

Beatrice and Virgil Yann Martel taal: Engels gepubliceerd door: Canongate eerste editie: 2010 bindwijze: gebonden isbn: 978-1-84767-765-5 pagina’s: 213 verworven via: Amazon → Yann Martel

Yann Martel’s originele boekenlijst

October 2nd, 2007  |  by  |  published in over boeken | Comments Off on Yann Martel’s originele boekenlijst

Yann Martel’s originele boekenlijst

Boekenlijstjes, de mensen zijn er gek op lijkt het wel. Telkens wanneer de long- of shortlist voor een of andere literaire prijs bekend is, wordt er gretig over geschreven én gaan de verkoopcijfers de hoogte in. Dat is zo voor de Prix Goncourt, de Man Booker Prize, de Pulitzer, zelfs voor de Gouden Griffel. Andere […]

Yann Martel’s original booklist

October 2nd, 2007  |  by  |  published in boeken van belang, English texts | Comments Off on Yann Martel’s original booklist

People seem to love booklists. Whenever a longlist or shortlist for a literary prize has been published, newspapers and blogs start buzzing with gossip and book sales jump up. It works this way for the Man Booker Prize, the Pulitzer Prize, the Prix Goncourt, etc. We love lists. Reading lists for instance: what was the […]

Yann Martel, The Facts Behind the Helsinki Roccamatios

May 30th, 2007  |  by  |  published in Boeken Maarten | Comments Off on Yann Martel, The Facts Behind the Helsinki Roccamatios

Yann Martel, The Facts Behind the Helsinki Roccamatios

Here are four unforgettable stories by the author of Life of Pi. Written earlier in Martel’s career, these tales are as moving as they are thought-provoking, as inventive in form as they are timeless in content. They display that startling mix of dazzle and depth that have made Yann Martel an international phenomenon.

Yann Martel, Life of Pi

August 16th, 2005  |  by  |  published in Boeken Maarten | Comments Off on Yann Martel, Life of Pi

Yann Martel, Life of Pi

After the tragic sinking of a cargo ship, one 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 zebra (with a broken leg), a female orang-utan … and a 450-bound Royal Bengal tiger.

Yann Martel, Life of Pi

January 1st, 2003  |  by  |  published in Boeken Janantoon | Comments Off on Yann Martel, Life of Pi

Life of Pi Yann Martel taal: Engelsgepubliceerd door: Canongateeerste editie: gedrukt: 2002verworven: 2003bindwijze: gebondenisbn: 1841952451verworven via: Amazon In a recent post of his booklog for the Canadian Prime Minister, Yann Martel writes about his inspiration: Which leads us to the topic of where writers get their ideas. Like Coetzee, I too have been inspired by […]



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