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War Horse A powerful tale of war, redemption and a hero s journeyIn , Joey, a beautiful bay red foal with a distinctive cross on his nose, is sold to the army and thrust into the midst of the war on the Western Front With his officer, he charges toward the enemy, witnessing the horror of the battles in France But even in the desolation of the trenches, Joey s courage touches the soldiers around him and he is able to find warmth and hope But his heart aches for Albert, the farmer s son he left behind Will he ever see his true master again


10 thoughts on “War Horse

  1. Will Byrnes Will Byrnes says:

    This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here In the tradition of National Velvet and Black Beauty, War Horse is a moving tale of a horse and a time The horse is Joey The time is World War One After bonding with thirteen year old Albert at the family farm, Joey is sold to the Army by Albert s strugglin


  2. Ahmad Sharabiani Ahmad Sharabiani says:

    War Horse War Horse 1 , Michael Morpurgo War Horse is a children s novel by British author Michael Morpurgo It was first published in 1982 The story recounts the experiences of Joey, a horse purchased by the Army for service in World War I France and the attempts of young Albert, his previous owner, to bring him safely home It formed the bas


  3. P P says:

    I can hate you , but I ll never love you less This book is so beautiful in many ways I wanted to weep all day after I finished War Horse is very unique because it s told by Joey, a horse being thrusted into the war on the Western Front The story is innocent, yet it s so sensational and full of angst from the characters I felt attached to the story


  4. Leonard Gaya Leonard Gaya says:

    War Horse is one of the best known children s novels by Michael Morpurgo And it is an enormously poignant little book.As the title suggests, it is the odyssey of a horse, Joey, brought from Devon across the English Channel and into France and the hell of the Great War, both through the English and the German trenches The story is narrated in simple lan


  5. Dem Dem says:

    Small Books can often leave big impressions and this is the case with War Horse by Michael Morpurgo.Michael Murpurgo writes wonderful children s novels and I had loved some of his books very much and War Horse is one of those books that leaves a lasting impression.This is not a novel with a complicated plot or twists and turns but a beautiful story simply tol


  6. Mario Mario says:

    If somebody told me that book written in horse s POV would be this emotional, I wouldn t have believed it.From page one, I knew that this wasn t going to be happy and light read even in chapter 1 so much happened It dealt with war, and how unfair and stupid it is But it also dealt with so muchthan that It s a story about friendship, loyalty, love and survival And I


  7. Erastes Erastes says:

    I m clearly the only person in the world who doesn t like, doesn t get, this book.The horse is a Gary Stu See here if you don t know what one of those is he knows everything, from what guns and cannons are, to what wire is and what it can do, the terms for everythng in his world, including politics and the type of bit in his mouth.I m used to anthropomorphic animals, and


  8. Stephanie *Extremely Stable Genius* Stephanie *Extremely Stable Genius* says:

    I listened to this on audio and was listening to this while making my way to a gig at Wooster College in Ohio, where I was to draw caricatures Drawing caricatures for the public requires a certain amount of upbeat interaction, so it might not have been a good time to cry over Joey the War Horse I hope my Eyes weren t all puffy.Joey is a special horse Special enough to be purch


  9. Liz Liz says:

    A book about war About fighting and surviving. A book about friendship and loyalty And about death and grief and moving on. Written from the POV of a horse, this book was absolutely breathtaking And honetsly, not only the book I cried when I read the book and I cried even harder when I watched the movie.It was one of the few books I read that was actually about WWI Since so many bo


  10. BAM The Bibliomaniac BAM The Bibliomaniac says:

    Such a touching hero s tale and such a daring point of view for its audience I am not an animal person to the chagrin of my family members and the beginning chapters of this book just ripped my heart out of my chest and stomped on it For Joey to be a survivor and still have such love in his soul is so moving.


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