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"A terrific book... fresh, original, smart, devious, crammed with absorbing lore." Margaret Atwood, Sunday Times "Every page offers something of tension, humanity, surprise or even ecstasy." The Times "A unique and original story, brilliantly told." Guardian "Its sheer audaciousness, complex originality, breathtaking daring, virtuoso command of the language and imagery make Life of Pi a tour de force... It will stand the test of time." Lisa Jardine (Man Booker Prize judge 2002)"Reseña del editor:
This hardback, slipcased edition is signed by Yann Martel and illustrator Tomislav Torjanac "Life of Pi" needs little introduction. Since it was first published in 2002 it has entered mainstream consciousness and remains one of the most extraordinary works of fiction in recent years. In October 2005 Canongate launched a competition with "The Times" to find an artist to illustrate Yann Martel's international bestseller. Soon the competition expanded as the "Globe and Mail" and "The Age" newspapers also launched a search in Canada and Australia. From thousands of entries, Croatian artist Tomislav Torjanac was chosen as the illustrator for this new edition of "Life of Pi". 'My vision of the illustrated edition of "Life of Pi" is 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 use of colours, perspective, symbols, hand gestures, etc.' The idea behind this approach is a kind of an extension of Mr. Martel's idea as expressed in this quote: "It seemed natural that Mr. Patel's story should be told mostly in the first person - in his voice and through his eyes. But any inaccuracies or mistakes are mine". (Tomislav Torjanac).
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Buchbeschreibung Canongate Books Ltd, UK, 2007. Hardcover. Zustand: As New. Torjanac, Tomislav (illustrator). Hardcover in slipcase. Limited edition signed by both the author and the illustrator. Unused and still in publisher's shrink wrap. Signed by Author(s). Bestandsnummer des Verkäufers 004839
Buchbeschreibung Canongate Pulishing Ltd., London, 2007. 4to. [ 9.5" 12" tall.] pp 326. 40 illustrations. Original publisher's black cloth covers and fine slipcase in original shrinkwrap. Handsome copy signed by the author and artist on a specially designed bookplate on the front free endpaper. Decorative slipcase with black titling and a "peephole" on the front that reveals the bengal tiger illustration on the book. Fine in fine slip case. First Edition. Hardback. Bestandsnummer des Verkäufers 59729