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Chained

Chained

Lynne Kelly
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When ten-year-old Hastin’s sister falls ill, he is forced to leave his village in remote Rajasthan to work in a faraway forest as an elephant keeper. He thinks it will be an adventure, but he isn’t prepared for the cruel circus owner, Timir. Thrown together in a ‘chained’ existence, Hastin and the baby elephant Nandita forge a bond of friendship that is stronger than any shackle. Hastin protects Nandita as best as he can when she is punished for not learning her tricks. Yet he wonders–will they both overcome the odds and survive long enough to escape? Join Hastin and Nandita on this incredible journey as they discover new meanings of companionship, courage and hope in search for freedom.

Imprint: India Puffin

Published: Jan/2014

ISBN: 9780143333241

Length : 240 Pages

MRP : ₹250.00

Chained

Lynne Kelly

When ten-year-old Hastin’s sister falls ill, he is forced to leave his village in remote Rajasthan to work in a faraway forest as an elephant keeper. He thinks it will be an adventure, but he isn’t prepared for the cruel circus owner, Timir. Thrown together in a ‘chained’ existence, Hastin and the baby elephant Nandita forge a bond of friendship that is stronger than any shackle. Hastin protects Nandita as best as he can when she is punished for not learning her tricks. Yet he wonders–will they both overcome the odds and survive long enough to escape? Join Hastin and Nandita on this incredible journey as they discover new meanings of companionship, courage and hope in search for freedom.

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Lynne Kelly

Lynne Kelly is a sign language interpreter and a writer. Chained is her first novel. She lives in Houston, Texas.