Water for Elephants
16%
off

Water for Elephants

4.06 (1,079,550 ratings by Goodreads)
By (author) 

Free delivery worldwide

Available. Dispatched from the UK in 2 business days
When will my order arrive?

Description

Though he may not speak of them the memories still dwell inside Jacob Jankowski's ninety-something-year-old mind. Memories of himself as a young man in the Depression tossed by fate onto a rickety train that was home to the Benzini Brothers Most Spectacular Show on Earth -- a world filled with freaks and clowns with wonder and pain and anger and passion. To Jacob it was both salvation and a living hellshow more

Product details

  • Paperback | 561 pages
  • 137.16 x 215.9 x 30.48mm | 521.63g
  • Large Print Press
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Large type / large print
  • large type edition
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1594134642
  • 9781594134647
  • 198,868

Rating details

1,079,550 ratings
4.06 out of 5 stars
5 38% (412,141)
4 38% (406,742)
3 18% (195,545)
2 5% (48,817)
1 2% (16,305)

Our customer reviews

I thought this book was very original - the love story only underlays the story, what makes the book interesting and original is the way the story is narrated by the older man alternating with his younger man self and also the interesting historical period the story is set in. It is quite different to any other book I have read and I thoroughly recommend it for those seeking books slightly away from the mainstream.show more
by Dee Jones
Book ratings by Goodreads
Goodreads is the world's largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. We're featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. Close X