The Black Stallion
Publish date: 1941
Publisher: Random House, Inc.
Pages no: 275
Edition language: English
Series: The Black Stallion (#1)
Alec of off to visit his uncle in India for the summer. One his way home however, he is shipwrecked. He and a wild black stallion are the only survivors of the tragedy. As they learn to survive on a desert island in the middle of the ocean, Alec wonders how long they are going to be there. After a c...
4.75 stars I am often reluctant to reread childhood faves, because as I've aged, my reading tastes have changed. Since The Black Stallion was written almost 80 years ago, the age of the novel also gave me pause. I impulsively checked it out of the library anyway (I do have an ancient hardcover co...
How do you ever talk through a review about a book you love? This was my first time re-reading this book since the first time I came upon the book series some ten years ago. I was overwhelmed with sentiment just seeing its title in the library, and it was the first book I picked out of a pile of sev...
This is a wonderful book and made for an equally impressive movie. It's a fabulous tale about Alec Ramsey's adventures with a wild stallion he first encounters on a boat. Their adventures are gripping and entertaining. Highly recommended.
My heart has never gone pitter-patter for horses. No, I’ve never gotten swept up in that crazy love that so many young kids suffer from, horse fever. Something tells me that most of the people who pick up The Black Stallion do have horse fever. That’s okay, but it is something that must be considere...