Beatrice and Virgil

Beatrice and Virgil

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This is the story of an extraordinary journey undertaken by a man named Henry. It begins with a mysterious parcel. It ends in a place that will make you think again about one of the most significant events of the twentieth century. It also involves a howler monkey, a donkey, an enigmatic taxidermist, and a dog named Erasmus. Once you have finished reading it, it is impossible to forget.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 224 pages
  • 110 x 178 x 20mm | 158.76g
  • Canongate Books Ltd
  • Edinburgh, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Export
  • 1847679323
  • 9781847679321
  • 73,544

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A provocative and fiercely brave novel. It grips the reader with teeth as sharp as a Bengal tiger's - author of The Boy in the Striped Pyjamasshow more

About Yann Martel

Yann Martel was born in Spain in 1963. He is the author of the internationally acclaimed 2002 Man Booker Prize-winning novel Life of Pi, which was translated into thirty-eight languages, as well as Self and The Facts Behind the Helsinki Roccamatios. Yann Martel lives in Saskatchewan, Canada.show more

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16,485 ratings
3.12 out of 5 stars
5 14% (2,338)
4 25% (4,167)
3 31% (5,040)
2 19% (3,104)
1 11% (1,836)
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