Water for Elephants: a Novel (Paperback)
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Short Description for Water for Elephants Film tie-in edition of the internationally bestselling novel, to coincide with the release of the much anticipated Hollywood movie.
- Published: 14 April 2011
- Format: Paperback 448 pages
- ISBN 13: 9781444716009 ISBN 10: 144471600X
- Sales rank: 1,173
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Reviews for Water for Elephants
water for elephants
Good book with a very predictable ending. by Luda
A dark, circus tale....
Read the book - don't watch the movie!! After seeing the film previews I was quite hesitant to open this book but right from the beginning it drew me in and I couldn't put it down. Thoroughly enjoyed learning about the history of American train circuses. Quite dark, interesting characters/relationships, beautifully written. Well worth a read and has been enjoyed by friends who I passed it on to. by Kate Hehirunder review
- Top review
This book was suggested to me as a great read. I found it a slow starter and felt myself plodding through the chapters. But suddenly it came alive, I could visualise the characters, smell the anticipation as the story unfolded until I couldn't put it down. This is not a run of the mill book, it draws you in slowly and wraps itself around your imagination until you can think of nothing else. And now I recommend it as a good read! by Shirley Johnsonunder review
An old fashioned romance
I really loved this book,my favourite read in ages.Its not your typical chick-lit fluff you could breeze through in two sittings.There are real highs and lows.The settings,scenes and situations are so well described in such beautiful,rich language you feel you are there.You can see the vivid colours,you can smell the popcorn,you can hear the din of elephants,thundering hooves and the train on the tracks.The characters are so well drawn I could imagine what they looked like,I cared about them,I was worried,or scared or happy for them,they are real and believable.It's a romantic,beautiful,enthralling,mysterious vintage romance. by Maura McIntyreunder review