The Elephant Keepers' Children
Publish date: October 23rd 2012
Publisher: Other Press
Pages no: 513
Edition language: English
, European Literature
, Book Club
, Literary Fiction
, Scandinavian Literature
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...
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...
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 ...
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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