The One and Only Ivan

The One and Only Ivan - Home Is Where the Heart IsA beautiful tale full of sadness and hope, pulling you down and lifting you up, giving you something to think about life and art, family and home, friendship and loyalty, relationships and loneliness, and last but not least, humanity. I would have liked to know about what happened to Mack in the end, since it seemed to me that he wasn't a bad guy at all, but a good-natured fellow at heart, one with a conscience and just being bogged down by the weight of his financial hardships and unsecured future, desperately trying to find the right thing to do. I would have wished for him to have some kind of happy ending, too.Else, a moving story with a unique protagonist (possessing a similarly unique voice) and inhabited by a bunch of lovable side characters. A quick read and definite recommendation!