The award-winning author of four previous books, the most recent of which is What Is Stephen Harper Reading?, Yann Martel was born in Spain in 1963. He studied philosophy at Trent University, worked at odd jobs - tree planter, dishwasher, security guard - and travelled widely before turning to writing. He was awarded the Journey Prize for the title story in The Facts Behind the Helsinki Roccamatios. His second novel, Life of Pi, won the 2002 Man Booker, among other prizes.
Yann Martel lives in Saskatoon with the writer Alice Kuipers and their son.
Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
Publisher: Spiegel & Grau On Sale: February 22, 2011 Price: $16.00
From the award-winning, bestselling author of Life of Pi comes another ingenious, provocative, and mesmerizing novel that explores big questions about humanity—about who we are and what we are capable of doing in order to survive.
Fate can take many forms. For Henry, it arrives in an envelope from a stranger containing...
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