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The Facts Behind the Helsinki Roccamatios

The Facts Behind the Helsinki Roccamatios

Yann Martel

This superb debut, hailed for its power, compassion and elegance, takes in the wide sweep of human experience. Yann Martel’s short stories are moving, thought-provoking and as inventive in form as they are timeless in content. They display the startling mix of dazzle and depth that has made him an international phenomenon.

STORIES IN THIS COLLECTION

The Facts Behind the Helsinki Roccamatios

The Time I Heard the Private Donald J. Rankin String Concerto with One Discordant Violin, by the American Composer John Morton

Manners of Dying

The Vita Æterna Mirror Company: Mirrors to Last till Kingdom Come

Yann Martel
About the Author

Yann Martel is the author of Life of Pi, the #1 international bestseller published in more than 50 territories that has sold more than 12 million copies worldwide, won the 2002 Man Booker (among many other prizes) and was adapted to the screen in an Oscar-winning film by Ang Lee. Martel is also the award-winning author of The Facts Behind the...

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Extent:
256pp
Format:
Paperback
Text publication date:
26 September 2005
ISBN:
9781920885892
AU Price:
$23.95
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Praise for Yann Martel
andThe Facts Behind the Helsinki Roccamatios

‘A short masterpiece…A serious and convincing work that demands to be read.’

‘Surely this is the seed of the preoccupations in Life of Pi…entirely delightful.’

‘Luminous…men like Martel still believe in the transformative power of ideas.’