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Black Beauty: The Autobiography of a Horse
Black Beauty The Autobiography of a Horse Author:Anna Sewell Proud Spirit — The son of champions, Beauty was a magnificent, gentle giant raised to serve the needs of nobility. Which he did with courage and grace, even saving the lives of the masters he loved... — Until the night a drunken tragedy marred Black Beauty's perfect looks. Suddenly the strong, intelligent beast was no longer good enough for the fi... more »ne and mighty.
And Beauty was sold, beginning a dark odyssey of animal abuse and exploitation in a world of stupid, ignorant, cruel men; a world of overwork, starvation, misuse...
But can even the worst of human nature break Black Beauty's great spirit, or vanquish his proud heart?
This edition is complete and unabridged, and features an Introduction and Foreword.« less
A pretty easy read but it took me a while to get into the story. Overall, a good book, but I'm not sure what I got out of it other than the knowledge of how badly horses were treated in the 1800's. I'm glad that there are laws to protect animals today.