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Yann Martel

James Naughtie and readers talk to the Canadian writer Yann Martel about his novel Life of Pi, which won the 2002 Man Booker Prize and went on to become a global phenomenon.

James Naughtie and readers talk to the Canadian writer Yann Martel about his novel Life of Pi, which won the 2002 Man Booker prize and went on to be a global phenomenon.

James Naughtie chairs the programme.

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Producer : Dymphna Flynn.

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30 minutes

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Thu 9 Sep 2010 16:00

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