The Horse Story Megapack: 25 Exciting Equine Tales, Old and New
Publication date: August 2013
Digital Book format: ePub (Adobe DRM)
The horse has been championed throughout history as a war machine, a means of transport, an adjunct to farming, a source of popular entertainment, and, finally, as a true friend and companion. So it's no surprise that writers throughout history have featured the horse prominently in their fiction. Here are 25 stories and 5 poems of equine fiction and literature, from Anna Sewell's Black Beauty to classic tales by Arthur Conan Doyle, Mark Twain, Jonathan Swift, and many others! Included are: Black Beauty, by Anna Sewell The Man from Snowy River, by A. B. Paterson [poem] Chu Chu, by Bret Harte John G., by Katherine Mayo Gulliver's Travels: A Voyage to the Country of the Houyhnhnms, by Jonathan Swift How the Old Horse Won the Bet, by Oliver Wendell Holmes [poem] A Horse's Tale, by Mark Twain The Talking Horse, by F. Anstey Samuel Cowles and His Horse Royal, by Eugene Field A Horseman in the Sky, by Ambrose Bierce The Dun Horse, by George Bird Grinnell The Enchanted Horse, by Amy Steedman At Galway Races, by William Butler Yeats [poem] A Ride with a Mad Horse in a Freight-Car, by W. H. H. Murray Buying a Horse, by William Dean Howells Skipper: Being the Biography of a Blue-Ribboner, by Sewell Ford The Instinct of Animals: Horses, by Thomas Bingley A Night Among the Horses, by Djuna Barnes He Walked Around the Horses, by H. Beam Piper The Horse of the Invisible, by William Hope Hodgson Miles Keogh's Horse, by John Hay [poem] The War Horse of Alexander, by Plutarch, edited by Andrew Lang Heads and Tales: The Horse," edited by Adam White Heart Bar Johnny, by Mary Wickizer Burgess Lady Clare: The Story of a Horse, by Hjalmar Hjorth Boyesen Zadig: The Dog and the Horse, by Voltaire My First Horse Surgery, by Mark E. Burgess Silver Blaze, by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle The Ballad of the Drover, by Henry Lawson [poem] Horse Latitudes: Return to the Country of the Houyhnhnms, by Robert Reginald And don't forget to search this ebook store for "Wildside Megapack" to see more entries in the series, covering everything from animal stories to classics to science fiction, mysteries, westerns, ghost stories...and much, much more!