Bookclub-in-a-Box Discusses Yann Martel's novel, Life of Pi: The Complete Guide for Readers and Leaders

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Originally published Sept. 23, 2006

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The story of a boy, a boat, and a tiger promises an adventure which some may find hard to believe and thoughtful questions to consider. Can miracles exist? What is the power of faith? What guarantees successful survival? Yann Martel's Life of Pi is an extraordinary book that leaves you grappling with the concept of miracles, storytelling, and adventure. Bookclub-in-a-Box looks at Martel's ideas and presents look at the importance of imagination and storytelling; an analysis of role of the narrator and the significance of numbers and an investigation of whether Pi's experience crossing the ocean with only a Bengal tiger for a companion really happened. Every Bookclub-in-a-Box discussion guide includes complete coverage of the themes and symbols, writing style and interesting background information on the novel and the author.