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Black Beauty Books

  • Autor: Anna Sewell
  • Editor: Signet Classics
  • Relaese Date: 01 January 2011
  • ISBN: 0451531744
  • Format Book: PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
  • Number of page: 222 pages
  • File Size: 18MB
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Description Black Beauty de Anna Sewell:

One of the best-loved animal stories ever written, the dramatic and heartwarming "Black Beauty" is told by the magnificent horse himself, from his idyllic days on a country squire's estate to his harsh fate as a London cab horse. Revised reissue. Anna Sewell was born in Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, England, on March 30, 1820. Brought up in a strict Quaker family, Anna developed a strong interest in horses as a young girl. But a crippling bone disease and a fall in 1834 left her an invalid for most of her life. By her mid-thirties she was severely lame and could only get around in a pony cart, and characteristically she would never use a whip on the animal. In 1871, she was told she had eighteen months to live, and by the end of that year, she had begun her book, Black Beauty, hoping it might make people a little kinder to their faithful horses. Although she was seriously ill, she lived long enough to finish her book and see it published in 1877. On April 25, 1878, she died at her home in Old Catton near Norwich, England. Black Beauty, an enormous success from its first appearance, was soon adopted by the Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals and used to improve the conditions of horses everywhere.

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