Life of Pi

Yann Martel

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Life of Pi | Character Map

Ravi Athletic, adventurous Indian boy Companions Interviewer Mother Adversaries Brothers Friends Father Pi Patel Scholarly, pious Indian man; reflects on past Mr. Adirubasamy Champion swimmer; introduces writer to Pi Richard Parker Vicious and beautiful Bengal tiger; survives shipwreck Visiting Writer Struggling Canadian author; captures Pi's story Mr. Patel Intelligent Pondicherry zookeeper Mrs. Patel Generous Indian woman Blind Frenchman Fellow castaway in the Pacific Kills
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