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Beatrice and Virgil: A Novel, by Yann Martel

Beatrice and Virgil: A Novel, by Yann Martel

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When Henry receives a letter from an elderly taxidermist, it poses a puzzle that he cannot resist. As he is pulled into the world of this strange and calculating man, Henry becomes increasingly involved with the lives of a donkey and a howler monkey - named Beatrice and Virgil - and the epic journey they undertake together.

With all the spirit and orginality that made Life of Pi so treasured, this brilliant new novel takes the reader on a haunting odyssey. On the way, Martel asks profound questions about life and art, truth and deception, responsibility and complicity.

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Beatrice and Virgil

Another great book from the author of the Famous life of Pi, Yann Martel. Henry L'Hote is a tremendously successful novelist who is thwarted in his ambition to publish his next novel. He receives a mysterious box from a fan while taking a vacation from writing, along with a note asking for his assistance and parts of a narrative and a play. What happens next is a scene straight out of a Yann Martel novel. He has a way of making the absurd and unbelievable appear routine.

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