War Horse:Abridged edition

Author: Michael Morpurgo, Read by Dan Stevens
Format: CD-Audio
Publication Date: 07-01-2010
ISBN: 978-0-00-735744-4

Regular price RRP £9.99 - Out of stock Sale

Description

At the outbreak of World War One, Joey, young Albert's beloved horse, is sold to the cavalry and shipped to France. He's soon caught up in enemy fire, and fate takes him on an extraordinary odyssey, serving on both sides before finding himself alone in no man's land. A beautifully read audio that captures the power of the human spirit.

READ BY DAN STEVENS.Beautifully performed by Dan Stevens, ‘War Horse’ has taken the world by storm. First published back in 1982, the book was adapted to the stage and was performed at the National Theatre back in 2007. It’s well deserved success means that it has now gone into it’s third year at the New London Theatre and will be later debuting on Broadway in New York City.

At the outbreak of World War One, Joey, young Albert's beloved horse, is sold to the cavalry and shipped to France.He's soon caught up in enemy fire, and fate takes him on an extraordinary odyssey, serving on both sides before finding himself alone in no man's land. But Albert cannot forget Joey and, still not old enough to enlist, he embarks on a treacherous mission to the trenches to find him and bring him home.

Reviews
  • Praise for Michael Morpurgo:“Michael Morpurgo writes brilliantly about war and animals, conveying the big emotions without preaching.” Guardian
  • “Champagne quality over a wide range of subjects.” Daily Telegraph
  • “There are few children’s writers as compelling as Michael Morpurgo.” Daily Express
  • “Morpurgo, as always, is subtle and skillful, and incorporates social and moral issues into his writing without being self-righteous or detracting from the quality of the narrative”Elizabeth Reilly, British Council
  • “The former children's laureate has the happy knack of speaking to both child and adult readers.” Guardian