He is not beautiful. His mother does not want him, children run away from him. People laugh at him, and call him "The Elephant Man". Then someone speaks to him – and listens to him! At the age of 27, Joseph Merrick finds a friend for the first time in his life. This is a true and tragic story. It is also a famous film.
An Oxford Bookworms Library reader for learners of English.
©1989 Oxford University Press (P)2008 Oxford University Press
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"Great factual story"
Great story and well read - although I do wish I'd noticed that it was for students learning English. If you are learning English, I'm sure you will enjoy it.
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