Water for Elephants
Winner of the 2007 BookBrowse Award for Most Popular Book.An atmospheric, gritty, and compelling novel of star-crossed lovers, set in the circus world circa 1932, 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...
Jul 14, 2020I’m reading WATER FOR ELEPHANTS and enjoying it quite a bit. I realize that genre-wise, it’s “historical fiction,” but what do you call the writing style? I want to find more books this engaging, with this kind of clear, direct language and storytelling while still being smart. – source