The Notion of Travel Explored in Yann Martel’s ‘Life of Pi’


Yann Martel’s novel, Life of Pi, winner of the Man Booker Prize in 2002, examines the question of why people move to a new destination and why they enter the unknown only to face all the accompanying challenges of relocation.

Here are some words from Martel’s novel – I recommend the book for those interested in the topic of relocation and the meaning of life, albeit depicted in an abstract manner:



Elizabeth Joss

Elizabeth Joss is the founder and main writer at The Museum Times. She works as a university lecturer by day and is an avid travel blogger and arts and culture enthusiast by night. Elizabeth started The Museum Times out of the need to give smaller, lesser-known museums more exposure.

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