J'ai à commenter la note de l'auteur sur son oeuvre
Merci de me corriger.
Voici ce que j'ai écrit:
the causes which led Martel to write its novel :
after several failures in so much writer, Yan Martel tests the need to change of environment. He thinks that the fact of travel elsewhere will give itself him the inspiraration necessary to write his book about Portugal of years 39.
He arrives to India,he is seduced by the Indien people: their manner of speaking and their kindness: for exemple when he speaks with an Indian by imitating their language: he pronounces: banboozle whereas the good word is " embobiner", he laugh. When speaking about this anecdote, he wants to show us how much this people is sympathetic and at the same time he wants to enjoy us.
In Bombay, whereas he writes his book, he realizes that he does not hold the good story to attract the public. He decides to leave to visit the south of India.it's in Pondichery, old French counter , of which there remain the structure of the buildings, houses, and the name of street in french, qu' he will make a meeting which will change completely his life.
Then he sits down in a coffee: The Indian Coffee House,he starts a conversation with an old Indian. When this one learns that Martel is a writer,he proposes to him to tell him a history which, he says , will make him believe in God.Martel fears to deal with member of a sect. But this one reassures him when he says to him that it's is a true story which begins in Pondichery
he indicates to him the name of the hero of the story: Patel and says to him that this one lives now in Canada.Then he tells him the story. Later, when he returns to Canada, Martel makes contact with Patel, by phone, then he organizes a meeting to have more breakdown about his adventure. To have more information on the circumstances of the drama, Martel contacts civils servant of embassade of Japan and receives from Ministry for Transport, a magnetic band
Now is born this splendid novel which holds of the Odyssey, of the fairy tale and the initiatory course
merci d'avance pour votre aide . (c'est pour mercredi)