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The Elephant's Journey, Saramago, Jose
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Author Name    Saramago, Jose

Title   The Elephant's Journey

Binding   PAPERBACK

Book Condition   Good

Publisher    Mariner Books

ISBN Number    0547574118 / 9780547574110

Seller ID   SKU9134042

0547574118 Good. Light to moderate shelf wear to covers/corners. Trade paperback binding. Support Last Word Books & Press and independent booksellers.

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A delightful, witty tale of friendship and adventure from prize-winning novelist Jose Saramago

In 1551, King Joao III of Portugal gave Archduke Maximilian an unusual wedding present: an elephant named Solomon. In Jose Saramago's remarkable and imaginative retelling, Solomon and his keeper, Subhro, begin in dismal conditions, forgotten in a corner of the palace grounds. When it occurs to the king and queen that an elephant would be an appropriate wedding gift, everyone rushes to get them ready: Subhro is given two new suits of clothes and Solomon a long overdue scrub. Accompanied by the Archduke, his new wife, and the royal guard, these unlikely heroes traverse a continent riven by the Reformation and civil wars, witnessed along the way by scholars, historians, and wide-eyed ordinary people as they make their way through the storied cities of northern Italy; they brave the Alps and the terrifying Isarco and Brenner Passes; across the Mediterranean Sea and up the Inn River; and at last, toward their grand entry into the imperial city.

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