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Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen
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Apr 01, 12

Read from March 24 to April 01, 2012

I wanted to fall in love with this book, but alas, it was not to be. There was so much unnecessary crudity, I realize, to set the tone of the gritty times and life on the rail. And yet there was no sense of the romantic, or true character development to create a gripping story. While I have not seen the movie yet, I am told it is very good (by several who have not read the book). This may be one of the rare instances when the movie is actually better than the novel.
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