Water for Elephants
Publisher: Algonquin Books
Pages no: 369
Wow, one of the WORST books I have EVER read..In one word - BORINGIn too many words - "Water for Elephants"I feel it was impossible to even like the main character. He was described so "mechanical", his love interest is also not that interesting, the Elephant which is SO relevant to the story doesn'...
Greatly entertaining book. Loved the inside look at circus life, and especially enjoyed the narration of Jacob as an old man. The ending was a bit far-fetched, but it made me smile anyway. Took less than 24 hours to read this one.
The authorSara Gruen was born in Vancouver in 1969. She has a dual Canadian and American citizenship. She got her degree in English Literature on the Carleton University in Ottawa. She moved to the US to take a technical writing job and when she was laid off two years later decided to writer her own...
Well, I actually finished this book, and I'm somewhat annoyed I spent any money on it (even if it was a few bucks on sale).Jacob, a polish-American kid, has some personal tragedy go down while he's studying to be a vet at Cornell. He runs away and joins a Depression/Prohibition-era traveling circu...
I really enjoyed this novel. It is a must read! Review coming soon.