Godolphin Arabian

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A dandy story for all horse lovers and worthy rival to Marguerite Henry's enormously successful King of the Wind . Ms. Henry based her story on this very book, written in 1846 by French author and sportsman Eugene Sue. Here now is Alex de Jonge's immensely readable translation of the original tale—an imaginative mixture of fact and legend recreating the life of the Godolphin Arabian and his constant companion, Grimalkin the cat.

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Overview

A dandy story for all horse lovers and worthy rival to Marguerite Henry's enormously successful King of the Wind . Ms. Henry based her story on this very book, written in 1846 by French author and sportsman Eugene Sue. Here now is Alex de Jonge's immensely readable translation of the original tale—an imaginative mixture of fact and legend recreating the life of the Godolphin Arabian and his constant companion, Grimalkin the cat.

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Editorial Reviews

Equine Journal
Sue's tale of how a colt foaled in Yemen became one of the foundation dtallions of the English Thoroughbred breed with delight any horse lover.
Dressage Today - Reina Abelshauser
A riveting story about love and loyalty for hourse lovers of all ages. The Godolphin Arabian is a riveting, as well as heartbreaking story of love, loyalty and the extraordinary bond between horse and human.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781586671020
  • Publisher: Derrydale Press
  • Publication date: 1/15/2004
  • Series: Derrydale Press Foxhunters' Library Series
  • Pages: 200
  • Sales rank: 1,501,454
  • Product dimensions: 4.70 (w) x 6.98 (h) x 0.69 (d)

Meet the Author

Alex de Jonge lives in Charlottesville, Virginia.

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Table of Contents

Introduction vii
Chapter 1 The Quaker 1
Chapter 2 The Tale 7
Chapter 3 El Scham and Agba 21
Chapter 4 The Man, the Horse, and the Cat 31
Chapter 5 Bury Hall 43
Chapter 6 At the Sign of The Red Lion 63
Chapter 7 Prison 77
Chapter 8 The Visit 87
Chapter 9 Gogmagog 99
Chapter 10 Roxana 111
Chapter 11 The Wheatear 125
Chapter 12 The Godolphin Arabian 141
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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 29, 2013

    Join horselover group

    At black beauty. Put three stars (***) and then your name (more info at war horse). The lead mare Fern will decide to let you in.

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