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Beatrice and Virgil

Beatrice and Virgil( )
Author: Martel, Yann
ISBN:978-1-921656-25-5
Publication Date:Apr 2010
Publisher:Text Publishing Company
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:AUD $32.95
Book Description:

Destiny can take many shapes. For Henry, a writer struggling to finish a book about the Holocaust, it arrives in the form of a puzzling envelope from a stranger. The envelope takes him into a taxidermist's workshop. Filled with lovingly preserved animals from all corners of the globe, this place is unlike anywhere he has ever been. Among the hundreds of stuffed animals are Beatrice and Virgil- a monkey and a donkey, they are also the characters in a play the taxidermist is writing....
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Book Details
Pages:224
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Psychological
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):14.1 x 21.9 x 2.4 cm
Book Weight:0.366 Kilograms
Author Biography
Martel, Yann (Author)
Yann Martel was born in Salamanca, Spain on June 25, 1963. After studying philosophy at Trent University in Peterborough, Ontario, he worked at odd jobs and travelled widely before turning to writing. His works include Seven Stories, What Is Stephen Harper Reading?, and Beatrice and Virgil. He was awarded the Journey Prize for the title story in The Facts Behind the Helsinki Roccamatios. His second novel, Life of Pi, won numerous awards including the 2002 Man Booker. He continued to make the bestseller list in 2018 with his title, The High Mountains of Portugal.

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