The Horse Story Megapack: 25 Exciting Equine Tales, Old and New

The Horse Story Megapack: 25 Exciting Equine Tales, Old and New

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The Horse Story Megapack: 25 Exciting Equine Tales, Old and New by Mark Twain, Arthur Conan Doyle

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!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781479401413
Publisher: Wildside Press
Publication date: 08/05/2013
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 582
Sales rank: 624,338
File size: 734 KB

About the Author

Samuel Langhorne Clemens (1835-1910), best known by his pen name Mark Twain, was an author and humorist noted for the novels The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (which has been called "The Great American Novel") and The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, among many other books. Twain was raised in Hannibal, Missouri, which later provided the setting for Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn, and he spent time as a riverboat pilot on the Mississippi River before finding fame as a writer.

Date of Birth:

November 30, 1835

Date of Death:

April 21, 1910

Place of Birth:

Florida, Missouri

Place of Death:

Redding, Connecticut

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