“Black Beauty” by “Anna Swell” is a classic English literature, and is counted among the 100 greatest novels of all time. The only novel of “Anna Swell” was a great success and the writer died just after the five months of the publication of the novel.
While, reading this novel, I was experiencing mixed feelings. The moment when Black Beauty ran to save the life of her mistress brought tears in my eyes and Black Beauty’s showing love to his master was a moment of elation for me.
“Black Beauty” is a story of trust and loyalty. It is a beautiful tale of friendship which narrates the story of a horse and his journey from his birth to his old age.
The moments of flogging and the misery of a poor overloaded horse are beautifully narrated. It is a story which starts from a lush green farm. Moving from one hand to another, Black Beauty became a cab horse and also worked as a work horse.
This intriguing tale is written in a first person narrative. The scenes are so vividly described that the book is sure to leave an everlasting impact upon its reader’s mind.
Have you read this book? What really inspires you about the horses?