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?ră scrupule al circului; Kinko clovnul pitic cu un zâmbet exagerat pictat pe chipul trist; „ciudaţii“ cu trupuri contorsionate de suferinţă; imprevizibilul şi crudul August Rosenbluth dresorul de animale care cade victimă celor pe care i a chinuit; Marlena frumoasa lui soţie dresoarea de cai de care Jacob se îndrăgosteşte năprasnic şi alături de care trăieşte o pătimaşă poveste de iubire; Rosie elefăntiţa cu personalitate şi cu un secret care i pune viaţa în primejdie Fotografii alb negru însoţesc textul – instantanee surprinse la circurile americane de la începutul secolului XX imortalizând o lume unde minunile sunt iscate cu o lovitură de baghetă se spulberă odată cu ultimul acord al orchestrei dar îţi lasă amintiri de o viaţă. 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 central character and narratorJacob Jankowski just days from the final exams at Cornell University that would have attached the respectable Dr of Veterinary medicine forever to his name had his world forever altered when his parents were killed in an auto accident Alone frightened and penniless the 23 hopped a train never intending to “run away with the circus” although looking back as he sat in the nursing home telling his story it seemed fate didn’t much care about intentions especially during the depression It was hard life the Benzini Brothers Circus hailed as the Most Spectacular Show On Earth which of course meant it wasn’t Ringling and anything that wasn’t Ringling well wasn’t Ringling And so it went from town to town day after day — set it up tear it down the freaks and geeks midgets and clowns worked ate performed lived and often died together The harsh conditions are made even unbearable at times by the greedy manager Uncle Al and his insane animal trainer August Yet somehow in the midst of despair friendships and laughter persevered Although much of the laughter was alcohol induced during the height of the depression and prohibition you took what you could getThe narrator’s transition from the young circus vet to the elderly cantankerous nursing home resident is a well crafted bi lateral view that pulls the reader into this fictional world and never lets go Whether in his twenties admiring beautiful euestrian performer Marlena and caring for the animals he loved so dearly or in his nineties mulling over where to have breakfast and the indignities of old age the warm uick wit comes through loud and clear From the big top to the nursing facility Gruen’s sharp three dimensional fictionally fluid characters will have you laughing out loud one minute mouth agape in sheer terror the nextHurry hurry step right up readers and book lovers everywhere if you hunger for a reading experience chock full of every conceivable emotion beautifully written and wholly engrossing Water for Elephants is a wondrous world where fact and fiction combine delivering the most memorable and pleasurable hours you will be spend with a book Characters so sharply drawn and wrought with emotion that there nearly flow off the page Sara Gruen’s depictions of depression era America is as beautiful as it is haunting From unspeakable cruelty and brutality to selfless acts of kindness Water for Elephants not only has it all but delivers it with unapologetic honesty and genuine heart felt passion This remains one of my top 5 favorite booksHappy Reading Rj

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Ecranizarea romanului Apă pentru elefanţi în regia lui Francis Lawrence a fost lansată în 22 aprilie 2011 În rolurile principale Robert Pattinson Reese Witherspoon si Christoph WaltzApărut în SUA în 2006 romanul Apă pentru elefanţi a fost luni întregi Numărul 1 în topurile de vânzări din New York Times Los Angeles Times Wall Street Journal USA Today fiind desemnat în acelaşi an Favourite Book of the Year de către publicaţia Newsday În 2007 este recompensat cu premiile Booksense Book of the Year si Bookbrowse Diamond pentru cea mai populară carte Este tradus în peste 40 de ţări şi s a vândut în 4 milioane de exemplarePrimul rând „Am nouăzeci de ani Sau nouăzeci şi trei Ori una ori alta Ultimul rând „Pentru moşneagul ăsta circul e casa. 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 thatThe beginning of this novel was excellent A Ivy League dropout who formerly studied to be a vet runs away and joins the circus The time period The Depression and Prohibition America a historical era of uncertainty and chaos I was looking for an intriguing tale of a college youth thrust into an unfamiliar world along with a dose of touching animal stories What I got was a romance Pure and simpleA major issue in this novel is the characterization The characters with the exception of Walter aka Kinko and his dear ueenie were flat and predictable Marlena and August bothered me the most Marlena being beautiful and kind and boring and August being a cruel husband due to his mental illness Besides the hackneyed stereotype of the mentally ill being violent August's schizophrenia appeared to be a plot device to bring Jacob and Marlena together without making them look like bad people for cheating I didn't buy it for half a second I think the affair would've been much interesting if August waswell basically a normal husband who was maybe a little too obsessed with his own accomplishmentsThe romance between Jacob and Marlena made me yawn While Jacob was a fairly developed character Marlena was the epitome of a side female love interest gorgeous with little beneath the surface Barbara the cooch girl had depth than her If Marlena were developed further and if she had a flaw or two I could buy their love story And hey maybe one day I'll appreciate where the characters ended up Today is not that day On a similar note I've heard some people complain about the sex scenes and while the descriptions are a bit odd I had no problem with there being sex in the book The setting is a circus there is booze everywhere and sex is gonna happenAgain I think I went into this novel with high expectations and if I'm getting the wrong idea or whatever that's my own doing I'll probably pick it up again in the future to see if I think differently then الخلافة العثمانية of the Year de către publicaţia Newsday În 2007 este recompensat cu premiile Booksense Book Bismarck,The White Revolutionary of the Year si Bookbrowse Diamond pentru cea mai populară carte Este tradus în peste 40 de ţări şi s a vândut în 4 milioane de exemplarePrimul rând „Am nouăzeci de ani Sau nouăzeci şi trei Ori una رمزاندیشی و هنر قدسی ori alta Ultimul rând „Pentru moşneagul ăsta circul e casa. 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Lui Între cele două rânduri se desfăşoară povestea fascinantă a tânărului Jacob Jankowski care în anii '30 îşi face ucenicia vieţii într unul dintre cele mai vestite circuri americane Angajat să aibă grijă de animale Jacob va descoperi sub marea cupolă un univers cu personaje bizare şi fascinante dar cu reguli rigide ca ale unei caste Însă va afla deopotrivă că circul nu înseamnă numai strălucire şi culoare paiete şi magie râsete şi ropote de aplauze ci şi animale maltratate artişti în mizerie încercand să uite sordidul cotidian cu ajutorul alcoolului de contrabandă violenţă şi prostituţie suferinţă şi tragedii incertitudini şi spaime Pe acest fundal se perindă o galerie întreagă de figuri memorabile Unchiul Al directorul f?. Oh man this was lovely It Should Have Been Me o galerie întreagă de figuri memorabile Unchiul Al directorul f?. Oh man this was lovely

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