As Moving As Black Beauty

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From the horse's mouth | Review | Guardian Unlimited Books

Mary Hoffman reviews I Am The Great Horse by Katherine Roberts

Roberts wears her considerable research lightly, and you never question for a minute that this was how Alexander came to rule the Mediterranean and the east, from Macedonia to India. But it is not romanticised; you feel the glory of victory but also see how it ultimately corrupts the victor. And the end, for both king and horse, is as moving as anything I've read in a children's book, including Black Beauty.

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