Listened to this on my iPod.
An excellent tale (true) of an Englishman in Africa who is a conservationist and finds himself suddenly the owner of a herd of 7 elephants. Well written and well narrated. My only comment has to do with the last 5 minutes of the book in which, I believe, the author attempts to state uncategorically that his goal was NEVER to relate to the elephants on a personal level, but to allow them to remain uninfluenced by humans so they would remain true wild animals. To that I say, "A likely story! Who among us could resist befriending one (or more) of those huge behemoths." But I suppose rather than wishing to promote ownership of wild animals, he decided, in the end, to pretend this was a cautionary tale!
Truly impossible to put it down.
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