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 […]
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
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]