Yann Martel
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Yann Martel

Winner of the 2002 Man Booker Prize for Fiction

Yann Martel, the son of diplomats, was born in Spain in 1963. He grew up in Costa Rica, France, Mexico, Alaska, and Canada and as an adult has spent time in Iran, Turkey, and India. After studying philosophy in college, he worked at various odd jobs until he began earning his living as a writer at the age of twenty-seven. He lives in Montreal.

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    • Life of Pi

    • By: Yann Martel
    • Narrated by: Vikas Adam
    • Length: 12 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 412
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 380
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 377

    Life of Pi is at once a realistic, rousing adventure and a meta-tale of survival that explores the redemptive power of storytelling and the transformative nature of fiction....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Buy this book. Now. Just do it.

    • By Jessica Clapp on 08-26-18

    Regular price: $34.95

    • The High Mountains of Portugal

    • A Novel
    • By: Yann Martel
    • Narrated by: Mark Bramhall
    • Length: 10 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 655
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 594
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 593

    In Lisbon in 1904, a young man named Tomás discovers an old journal. It hints at the existence of an extraordinary artifact that - if he can find it - would redefine history....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Surreal Onion

    • By green ice cream garden on 03-07-16

    Regular price: $28.00

    • Beatrice and Virgil

    • A Novel
    • By: Yann Martel
    • Narrated by: Mark Bramhall
    • Length: 6 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 266
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 122
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 125

    Fate takes many forms. When Henry receives a letter from an elderly taxidermist, it poses a puzzle that he cannot resist....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent writing and reading, but...

    • By S. Connors on 04-16-10

    Regular price: $23.93

    • The Facts Behind the Helsinki Roccamatios

    • By: Yann Martel
    • Narrated by: Jeff Woodman, Johnny Stange, John Randolph Jones
    • Length: 4 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 50
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 17
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 17

    Here are four unforgettable stories by Yann Martel, the New York Times best-selling author of Life of Pi....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Tedious and disappointing

    • By Douglas on 02-09-05

    Regular price: $18.87

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