Life of Pi

by Yann Martel | Literature & Fiction |
ISBN: 9781847676016 Global Overview for this book
Registered by wingcanongatebookswing on 6/8/2009
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Journal Entry 1 by TheLostBook from Edinburgh, Scotland United Kingdom on Monday, June 08, 2009
Aileen and Watson, The Lost Book Welcome to The Lost Book!

The Lost Book is a collaborative adventure in storytelling. It's taking place online and anyone can join in. At its heart is an animated web series: the adventures of investigative journalist, and BookCrosser, Aileen Adler, who is trying to solve the crime of a missing book. Episode 4, the third of five episodes to be written by the public, was launched last month. It saw Scotswoman Aileen going undercover in New Zealand to listen in on the plans of evil genius Beryl Potts - watch the story so far. Right now we're animating episode 5 (which will be launched on Friday 19 June 2009) and working on the plot for episode 6 with help from all the visitors to the website.

Where the story goes next remains in your hands. You can suggest plot developments by visiting www.thelostbook.net now. Each month between now and July the storylines will be pulled together into the next episode, animated and published online.

There are loads of ways you can get involved and it won't cost you anything. Please help us to write the story for the web series - make suggestions or vote on other people's ideas. You can also join our special guest writer Jasper Fforde and reconstruct a stolen book in our weekly microstory competition. You can enter our soundtrack competition by creating your own music for the web series. You can even produce your own animation.

And, you can read this book, tell us what you thought of it, give it away, and follow its journey.

The Lost Book is a partner project to the Edinburgh UNESCO City of Literature Trust's 2009 reading campaign, The Lost World Read 2009, which is using free books, online resources and events to get people reading The Lost World by Arthur Conan Doyle. The Lost World Read is the largest collaborative reading project ever seen in the UK. We're extending the reading campaign, thanks to the generosity of project sponsors Canongate, by giving away other free books throughout The Lost Book.

Life of Pi is that rare thing - a bestselling modern classic. It's a story about a boy, a boat, and a 450-pound Royal Bengal tiger. This is a brand new special edition (publication date 02 Jul 2009) for the worldwide Life Of Pi readalong that will be taking place in August 2009. To join in, sign up at www.lifeofpi.co.uk - and you'll receive regular tips and added extras to help you make the most of Life of Pi.

So join in, wherever you are, and have fun!

Journal Entry 2 by wingcanongatebookswing on Monday, June 08, 2009

Journal Entry 3 by TheLostBook from Edinburgh, Scotland United Kingdom on Friday, July 03, 2009
This book is going to travel around the world as a bookray.

Bookray
Jonniboi UK (Int)
Rrrcaron USA (USA)
Bookray complete

Please could you all do four things:

1. Make a quick journal entry when you receive the book.
2. Read and send on within four weeks - or make a journal entry to let us know how you're getting on if you need longer.
3. Make a journal entry when you've finished.
4. Use the cheapest method of shipping available.

And, enjoy the book!

Journal Entry 4 by TheLostBook at By Post, By Mail/Post/Courier -- Controlled Releases on Friday, July 03, 2009

Released 11 yrs ago (7/3/2009 UTC) at By Post, By Mail/Post/Courier -- Controlled Releases

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This book is travelling to Jonniboi to start its journey. Happy reading!

Journal Entry 5 by Jonniboi from Birmingham, West Midlands United Kingdom on Monday, July 06, 2009
Just received this and will start reading as soon as I can!

Journal Entry 6 by Jonniboi from Birmingham, West Midlands United Kingdom on Tuesday, July 07, 2009
I have just finished this book, but it really didn't appeal to me when I saw the cover, and the blurb (back of book) made it seem plain and boring. However, this wasn't the case inside, and I found that it was a really good interesting story, but what I loved the most about it was the Author's note as that captivated me straight away. I know you are probably wondering why I gave this a rating of 5, but the reason is, is that it really wasn't my sort of book; it didn't appeal for me, and found that I wasn't paying much attention to the story-line overall, this, needless to say, might not have been for me, but then again I am hard to please, so maybe this is a book for you! And I'm sure Rrrcaron will prefer it a lot more than I did, I shall send it to him when it's not predicted to rain, and when I have made completely sure I have enough money!

Journal Entry 7 by Jonniboi at Kings Norton, West Midlands United Kingdom on Wednesday, July 22, 2009

Released 11 yrs ago (7/22/2009 UTC) at Kings Norton, West Midlands United Kingdom

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I have sent it on it's way to the next person, I hope you like it more than I did!

Journal Entry 8 by Rrrcaron from Lancaster, New Hampshire USA on Monday, August 03, 2009
I received this book in the mail today. Will get to it soon
Ruth

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