Shipwrecked and adrift somewhere in the vast Pacific ocean, Piscine "Pi" Patel finds himself sharing a life raft with an injured zebra, an orang-utan, a hyena and Richard Parker. Pi knows all four passengers well but his greatest concern is Parker, a companion who will take Pi on one of the wildest rides imaginable, from the brink of death, to triumphant survival; from astonishing wonderment to the very limits of his fear and beyond. For Richard Parker is a fully grown Royal Bengal tiger.
One of the most astonishing books of the modern age, this elegant work of worldly philosophy is an animal as rare as its characters: an instant literary classic. Now a beautiful motion picture directed by Ang Lee, this astonishing tale is now available in its entirety as a print for your wall.