The elephant of Belfast

by S. Kirk Walsh | 07 April 2022
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Categories: Historical fiction
Belfast, October 1940. Twenty-year-old zookeeper Hettie Quin arrives at the city docks in time to meet her new charge: an orphaned three-year-old Indian elephant named Violet. As Violet adjusts to her new solitary life in captivity and Hettie mourns the recent loss of her sister, a world war rages, threatening a city already reeling from escalating tensions between British Loyalists and those fighting for a free and unified Ireland. The Elephant of Belfast is a complicated and beguiling portrait of hope and resilience - and how love can sustain us during the darkest moments of our lives
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Belfast, October 1940. Twenty-year-old zookeeper Hettie Quin arrives at the city docks in time to meet her new charge: an orphaned three-year-old Indian elephant named Violet. As Violet adjusts to her new solitary life in captivity and Hettie mourns the recent loss of her sister, a world war rages, threatening a city already reeling from escalating tensions between British Loyalists and those fighting for a free and unified Ireland. The Elephant of Belfast is a complicated and beguiling portrait of hope and resilience - and how love can sustain us during the darkest moments of our lives
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67 Reward Points

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Categories: Historical fiction

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