Summary: ''Will the tiger be menacing; will the ocean be threatening; will the island be something out ofFrankensteinor will it be an Eden?''-Yann Martel
Life of Pi,first published in 2002, became an international bestseller and remains one of the most extraordinary and popular works of contemporary fiction.
In 2005 an international competition was held to find the perfect artist to illustrate Yann Martel's ...show moreMan Booker Prize-winning novel. From thousands of entrants, Croatian artist Tomislav Torjanac was chosen. This lavishly produced edition features forty of Torjanac's beautiful four-color illustrations, bringingLife of Pito splendid, eye-popping life.
Tomislav Torjanac says of his illustrations: ''My vision of the illustrated edition ofLife of Piis based on paintings from a first person's perspective-Pi's perspective. The interpretation of what Pi sees is intermeshed with what he feels and it is shown through [the] use of colors, perspective, symbols, hand gestures, etc.''
''Will the tiger be menacing; will the ocean be threatening; will the island be something out ofFrankensteinor will it be an Eden?''-Yann Martel
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