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Water for Elephants Winner of theBookBrowse Award for Most Popular BookAn atmospheric, gritty, and compelling novel of star crossed lovers, set in the circus world circa , by the bestselling author of Riding Lessons When Jacob Jankowski, recently orphaned and suddenly adrift, jumps onto a passing train, he enters a world of freaks, drifters, and misfits, a second rate circus struggling to survive during the Great Depression, making one night stands in town after endless town A veterinary student who almost earned his degree, Jacob is put in charge of caring for the circus menagerie It is there that he meets Marlena, the beautiful young star of the equestrian act, who is married to August, the charismatic but twisted animal trainer He also meets Rosie, an elephant who seems untrainable until he discovers a way to reach her Beautifully written, Water for Elephants is illuminated by a wonderful sense of time and place It tells a story of a love between two people that overcomes incredible odds in a world in which even love is a luxury that few can afford



10 thoughts on “Water for Elephants

  1. Rachel Rachel says:

    I think I expected too much out of this novel and therefore had room only for disappointment Though I finished the book in its entirety, I wrote a short review on my blog about halfway through, expounding on the aspects of the book that irritated me I have ada


  2. Rachel M. Rachel M. says:

    REVIEW CONTAINS SLIGHT SPOILERS I really wanted to like this book I think my low opinion is partially my fault, because I drove into the story with high expectations due to rave reviews I need to learn not to do that.The beginning of this novel was excellent A Ivy


  3. Kevin Kevin says:

    This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here I wanted to like this book I really did I even enjoyed the first couple of chapters and was prepared for an entertaining summer read Eventually, however, the lack of imagination, melodrama


  4. Caz (littlebookowl) Caz (littlebookowl) says:

    Oh man, this was lovely.


  5. Sammy Sammy says:

    This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here SPOILERS IN MY REVIEW I M SORRY ABOUT SPOILING IT FOR PEOPLE, REALLY I AM, IT WAS NEVER INTENTIONAL BUT AS WITH ALL REVIEWS ESPECIALLY MINE THERE ARE GOING TO BE SPOILERS I DELETED ALL THE COMMENT


  6. Will Byrnes Will Byrnes says:

    Ladies and gentlemen Direct your attention to the performer in print You will be amazed, dazzled and mystified by the daring feats you are about to witness Well, that might be overstating a bit The story does open with drama, though A circus menagerie has gotten loose and there i


  7. Nataliya Nataliya says:

    I picked up Water for Elephants after seeing the movie You know, the one with that Twilight guy who for a change was allowed to smile And to have other facial expressions besidespermanently constipatedThe math is simpleDrum roll Rosie the elephant works better than Ex LaxBut on to th


  8. RJ McGill RJ McGill says:

    Sara Gruen s Water for Elephants is one of those rare novels, that will be read and re read, discussed and enjoyed for many years, by old and young alike Destined to be passed between family and friends and back again, until the tattered, time worn pages resemble the books beloved centra


  9. Michele Michele says:

    Now THIS is a Good Book When I finished reading Water for Elephants, goose bumps covered my skin Now this is a good book Immediately engrossed, I had a hard time putting it down as I read the story of Jacob Jankowski and his reminiscence of days with the Benzini Brothers Most Spectacular Sho


  10. Ahmad Sharabiani Ahmad Sharabiani says:

    Water for elephants, 2007 , Sara GruenWater for Elephants is a historical novel by Sara Gruen, written as part of National Novel Writing Month Publication date 26 May 2006 1st edition The story is told as a series of memories by Jacob Jankowski, a 93 year old man who lives in a nursing home Jaco


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