Life of Pi by Yann Martel

Life of Pi

Yann Martel

354 pages first pub 2001 (editions)

fiction classics literary adventurous emotional reflective slow-paced

Description

Life of Pi is a fantasy adventure novel by Yann Martel published in 2001. The protagonist, Piscine Molitor "Pi" Patel, a Tamil boy from Pondicherry, explores issues of spirituality and practicality from an early age. He survives 227 days after a s...

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Moods

adventurous 84%
reflective 59%
emotional 54%
inspiring 38%
tense 31%
challenging 29%
hopeful 29%
sad 28%
dark 24%
mysterious 13%
funny 11%
informative 9%
lighthearted 2%
relaxing 1%

Pace

slow 49%
medium 44%
fast 5%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 44% | A mix: 40% | Plot: 15%

Strong character development?

Yes: 66% | It's complicated: 22% | No: 9% | N/A: 1%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 67% | It's complicated: 21% | No: 10%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 53% | It's complicated: 22% | No: 17% | N/A: 5%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 42% | It's complicated: 27% | Yes: 25% | N/A: 3%

Average rating

3.81

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