Commentary On The Novel 'Water For Elephants' By Jacob Jankowski

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Water for Elephants

Water for Elephants is a captivating historical romance novel told through ninety three year old Jacob Jankowski reminiscing on his anything but boring life. In the midst of the hectic Benzini Brothers Circus’ train, Jacob and Marlena find themselves in a love story with increasing romantic tension as things take a turn for the worse, all during the Great Depression Era, but finally have their own satisfying ending. Jacob goes through hell and back and sits in torture while the love of his life is trapped by a monster. Jacob Jankowski was given the tragic news that would change his life forever in the middle of a veterinary lecture at Cornell; his parents were killed in a car accident that morning. Jacob, having no