It went a long way in ensuring better treatment of horses, hitherto seen as mere beasts of utility and paved the way for humane treatment of all animals.The book is written in the first person from the perspective of a horse.
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This one-page guide includes a plot summary and brief analysis of , novel by Anna Sewell published in 1877, only five months before her death, has become one of the best-selling novels of all time.
Green recognizes Beauty and he lives out his last days in peace and happiness.
This book was written at the end of the 19th century by Anna Sewell, a lady who was crippled from her teenage.
As a result she had a great interaction with horses and understood them well.
This book was the first of it's kind, written from the point of view of an animal and hence it captured the imagination of the public in a very novel way.
He is raised by his mother, Duchess, under the care of the kind Farmer Grey.
Beauty learns that humans can be a horse’s greatest friend or a horse’s worst enemy depending on the circumstances.
Plot points are tight and the other characters, whether human or horses, are complex and completely fleshed out thus adding to the well crafted feel of the book.
True to style, the human characters are explored more distantly than the other horses, as befits the perspective of a horse.