Black Beauty tells of his experiences at the Earl's stable, his stint as a "job horse," and his sale at a horse fair.
Black Beauty is the story of a horse written by Anna Sewell. It is a touching tale told from a horse's point of view. Black Beauty learns it hard that a horse's life is filled with love and tenderness as well as cruelty and difficulties. Beginning with his life as a colt, Black Beauty takes the readers through his growing-up years till his old age. Yearning for love and understanding, Black Beauty shows that horses too have feelings and emotions. The story is filled with touching moments and suspense and depicts the cruelty that human beings often inflict on animals. It is an enduring classic tale loved and read by all animal lovers over the world.
Anna Sewell's famous 'Autobiography of a Horse' is a Victorian and children's classic. Written to expose and prevent cruelty to horses in Victorian England, the novel's appeal as animal story, horse-care manual, protest work, feminist text and slave narrative is fully explored in this new edition.
Впервые опубликованный в 1877 году, а затем экранизированный, роман о нелёгкой судьбе чёрного жеребца по имени Красавчик завоевал сердца читателей во всем мире. История Красавчика, рассказанная им самим, начиная с первых лет его жизни в английской деревне до тяжёлых рабочих будней в Лондоне, наполнена радостями и трудностями, встречами и расставаниями. Это позволяет взглянуть читателю на привычные нам всем вещи с неожиданной стороны. Но истинная доброта, противостоящая жестокости окружающего мира, всегда находит себе дорогу.Читайте зарубежную литературу в оригинале!
“Black Beauty - The Autobiography of a Horse” is a 1911 novel by English author Anna Sewell (1820–1878). Having sold more than fifty million copies, it is among the top ten best-selling books of all time. The novel—originally intended for adults—was written in the last years of Sewell's life while she was housebound, being published just five months before her death. While the primary theme of the novel is animal welfare, it also teaches the reader how and why people should be treated with kindness and respect, making it perfect for young minds. An absolute classic of children's fiction that continues to be read and adored over a century after its first publication. Read & Co. are now republishing this classic work in a modern edition complete with a biography of the author by Elizabeth Lee.