Description - Self by Yann Martel
What is fiction? What is autobiography? How do the two meet?What is a man? What is a woman? How do the two meet?What is violence? What is happiness? How do the two meet?Yann Martel wrote Self, his first novel, to try to answer these questions.
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Author Biography - Yann Martel
Yann Martel was born in Spain in 1963. After studying philosophy at university, he worked at odd jobs and travelled before turning to writing at the age of twenty-six. He is the author of the internationally acclaimed 2002 Man Booker Prize-winning novel Life of Pi, which was translated into thirty-eight languages and spent fifty-seven weeks on the New York Times Bestseller List. His collection of short stories, The Facts Behind the Helsinki Roccamatios, and his first novel, Self, both received critical acclaim. Yann Martel lives in Saskatchewan, Canada.