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The Elephant Keepers' Children - Peter Høeg
The Elephant Keepers' Children
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Format: ebook
ISBN: 9781590514917 (1590514912)
Publisher: Other Press
Pages no: 512
Edition language: English
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madbkwm rated it
I really liked this book. And, yes I do understand that it was very coincidental and that the actions were too convenient and that looking at it completely objectively I should only give it two stars. But I absolutely loved the tone. I found Peter to be hysterically funny and his quest for enlighten...
Thewanderingjew rated it
4.0 The Elephant Keepers' Children
I think it took a genius to write this book and make it readable, likeable and fun. It could easily have been a book tossed into the dustbin. The story mocks every convention of modern society in tongue-in-cheek ways with hilarious plays on words even with the names of characters and places, some al...
A Book and A Review #2
A Book and A Review #2 rated it
I simply couldn't get into this book no matter how hard I tried. I found the characters, the setting and the storyline to be incredibly bland and vanilla! Although, I have a love of Nordic Noir, I find Peter Hoeg's novels to be my least favorite of the genre. I thought maybe I was off, but with the ...
Lillie Loves to Read
Lillie Loves to Read rated it
3.5 The Elephant Keepers' Children by Peter Høeg
Couldn't figure it out in the beginning, figured it was the translation (I've been having a hard time with translations this year) but then I let go. Once I did that I enjoyed the ride. It's a whimsical, quirky story involving a young teen boy & his siblings looking for their parents who've disappea...
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