Discussion Question One

In part one, Pi studies several religions. Discuss your initial reaction to this idea of embracing so many conflicting beliefs.

Discussion Question Two

How did Pi turn to his exposure of various religious philosophies during his ordeal on the lifeboat? Consider that atheism, though not a religion, is one of those philosophies.

Discussion Question Three

In part three of the novel, Pi gives us an alternative story. Which version do you choose to believe?