So....Life of Pi is the worst book of all time?

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3 years ago#1
I read about 40 pages of it and then I just couldn't stand it anymore.

It's nothing but a list of facts about animals in a zoo. And a guy living in India. And religion.

The three most boring things in the world all lumped together to form the World's Worst Book of All Time.
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3 years ago#2
You're going to need to progress further to make it to the actual plot.
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3 years ago#3
I think it's much better than asoiaf
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3 years ago#4
Considering they made a movie of it I doubt it could be that bad. *Looks at Twilight* Oh wait...
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3 years ago#5
Funny, I just started it and I find it quite interesting. Though I'm still waiting for some 'action'.
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3 years ago#6
The stuff about the sloths was really cool (in the first three pages or so).
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3 years ago#7
ITT: The first 40 pages of a book determine whether it is good or not.
3 years ago#8
Eh, I thought it was interesting.


(slight spoilers, don't know if you've read this yet :)

I especially liked the part about religion, and the meeting by the sea with his dad and the three others.
3 years ago#9
Life of Pi isn't a really a book you read solely for entertainment, it's that requires a lot of critical thinking. It's an allegorical novel, so if you take it for its face value, I can completely understand why one might not enjoy it. It has a lot of details that seem very unnecessary and boring, but the book is filled with symbolism and motifs.
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3 years ago#10
I found it quite enjoyable until the ending, which was dreadful.
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