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Kristin Reads
Kristin Reads rated it 8 years ago
I went in thinking I would absolutely hate this book. I am normally not a huge fan of books that focus on an animal because I spend the whole time worrying that they are going to die. I have also never had a great appreciation for horses. This book completely opened my eyes to how wonderful horses ...
Jenuine Cupcakes
Jenuine Cupcakes rated it 8 years ago
An epic, heartwarming tale of a horse and his boy that will have even the least of horse lovers reaching for the tissues. Spanning the years of World War I, War Horse is told from the point of view of Joey, a red-bayed horse whose journey begins as a young colt on a sheep farm and chronicles his ad...
A Book and A Review #2
A Book and A Review #2 rated it 8 years ago
I loved this book about a relationship between a horse and his young owner which spans through time. I read this book in preparation for the movie coming out to this Christmas and all I can say is that I hope Speilberg stays close to the story line, because it was a very sweet book.
Book Notes from Liz
Book Notes from Liz rated it 8 years ago
Told from the horse's perspective, a touching story of survival, courage, loss and reunion.
Sharon E. Cathcart
Sharon E. Cathcart rated it 8 years ago
I am embarrassed to admit that I had never heard of this book until the Tony Awards, when the play based on this tale won numerous awards. In any event, "War Horse" is the brilliantly told story of Joey, a Devonshire farm horse in the early years of the 20th century. Joey belongs to the Narracott f...
Bettie's Books
Bettie's Books rated it 9 years ago
http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b00vy70n/Michael_Morpurgo_War_Horse/First World War tale of a boy's extraordinary bond with his horse. Stars Timothy Spall, Brenda Blethyn and Bob Hoskins.From wuki - At the outbreak of World War I, Joey, young Albert's beloved horse, is sold to the cavalry and s...
Chris' Fish Place
Chris' Fish Place rated it 9 years ago
I'm not sure if this novel or Black Beauty's Family came first, but Black Beauty's Family is much better.This isn't to say that War Horse is bad, it's not. But outside its complete debt to Black Beauty (and the ups and down mirror that book extactly), the book is cliche after cliche. All the boy a...
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