A little about yann Martel
Yann Martel was born on June 25th 1963 in Salamanca Spain. He was the son of Nicole Perron (mother) and Emile Martel (father). He was raised in many places such as Costa Rica, Mexico, France and Canada. He went to high school at Trinity College School in Port Hope, Ontario. Life of Pi was his fourth novel and it was published in 2001. He has 7 published novels namely Seven Stories(1993), The Facts Behind the Helsinki Roccamatios(1993), Self(1996), Life of Pi (2001), We Ate the Children Last (2004), Beatrice and Virgil (2010) and 101 Letters to a Prime Minister: The Complete Letters to Stephen Harper (2012) .