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The elephant keepers' children

Author: Peter Hoeg
Publisher: New York : Other Press, 2014.
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From the author of Smilla's Sense of Snow, an epic novel about faith and the magic of everyday life. Told from the precocious perspective of fourteen-year-old Peter, The Elephant Keepers' Children is about three siblings and how they deal with their eccentric parents. Peter's father is a vicar, his mother is an artisan, and both are equally and profoundly devout. The family lives on the (fictional) island of Fin,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Print version
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Hoeg
ISBN: 9781590514917 1590514912 9781446484708 144648470X
OCLC Number: 869308127
Description: 1 online resource
Responsibility: Peter Hoeg.

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Peter and Tilte are trying to track down two notorious criminals: their parents. They are the pastor and the organist, respectively, of the only church on the tiny island of Fino. Known for  Read more...

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"Hugely enjoyableâ ¦both moving and oddly profound" -- Harry Ritchie * Daily Mail * "Peter Hoeg displays a glorious facility for the absurd as well as the picaresque, and the hilarity of Peter Fino's Read more...

 
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