Beatrice and Virgil by Yann Martel
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Beatrice and Virgil Summary
Fate takes many forms. . . .
Beatrice and Virgil Reviews
"Starred Review. Martels mesmerizing ... Life of Pi (2002) has become a cult classic, its richness of depth and meaning belying the startling basic story line ... so it is with Martels latest novel, also a fable-type story with iceberg-deep dimensions..." - Booklist
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Yann Martel Author Biography
Yann Martel was born in Salamanca, Spain, in 1963, of Canadian parents who
were doing graduate studies. Later they both joined the Canadian foreign
service and he grew up in Costa Rica, France, Spain and Mexico, in addition to
Canada. He continued to travel widely as an adult, spending time in Iran, Turkey
and India, but is now based mainly in Montreal. He obtained a degree in
Philosophy from Trent University in Ontario, then worked variously as a tree
planter, dishwasher and security guard before taking up writing full-time
from the age of 27.
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