The Elephant Keepers' Children

The Elephant Keepers' Children

by Peter Hoeg
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The Elephant Keepers' Children by Peter Hoeg

Told from the perspective of precociousfourteen-year-old Peter, this novel is about three siblings and how they deal with life alongside their eccentric, devout parents. When their parents suddenly go missing, Peter and his siblings fear the worst.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781470810665
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
Publication date: 10/23/2012
Edition description: Unabridged
Pages: 1
Product dimensions: 5.20(w) x 7.50(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Peter Høeg was born in Copenhagen, Denmark. Before becoming a writer, he worked variously as a sailor, ballet dancer, and actor. He published his first novel, A History of Danish Dreams (1988), to positive reviews. However, it was Smilla’s Sense of Snow (1992), a million-copy best seller, that earned Høeg immediate and international literary celebrity. His books have been published in more than thirty countries.

Martin Aitken holds a PhD in linguistics and gave up university tenure to translate literature. Novels in his translation have been published on both sides of the Atlantic, and his translations of Danish short stories and poetry have appeared in The Literary Review, AGNI, Boston Review, and A Public Space, among other publications. He lives in rural Denmark.

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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
There are so many facets to this story. The honesty and humor of the narrator. The entertainment of the story and the amxing insights that are carefully placed along the way. I had a tough time getting to the end because I wanted to stay in the story - and then the narrator even walked me through that in the last few pages. I will be reading this many times.
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