Black Beauty

  • by Anna Sewell
  • Narrated by Steve Corona
  • 1 hrs and 4 mins
  • Abridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

The story is told in the first person (or "first horse") as an autobiographical memoir told by a highbred horse named Black Beauty - beginning with his carefree days as a foal on an English farm, to his difficult life pulling cabs in London, to his happy retirement in the country. Along the way, he meets with many hardships and recounts many tales of cruelty and kindness.


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Customer Reviews

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Very sweet and wonderful story

Would you consider the audio edition of Black Beauty to be better than the print version?

Yes. The narrator was really wonderful in engaging the listener to the world of Black Beauty.

What was one of the most memorable moments of Black Beauty?

The relationship between the two horses and how they seem to connect time and again.

What about Steve Corona’s performance did you like?


Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

It made me laugh and cry. It was a very emotional book and perfect to listen to with kids.

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- Michele K.

Book Details

  • Release Date: 07-25-2008
  • Publisher: Listener's Digest Inc.