• A Horse's Tale

  • By: Mark Twain
  • Narrated by: Lee Howard
  • Length: 1 hr and 44 mins
  • 4.3 out of 5 stars (9 ratings)

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By: Mark Twain
Narrated by: Lee Howard
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"A Horse's Tale" (1907) is a novel by Mark Twain, written against bullfighting.

A classic humorous tale as told from the point of view of horse in the wild, wild west. 

"I am Buffalo Bill's horse. I have spent my life under his saddle - with him in it, too, and he is good for two hundred pounds, without his clothes; and there is no telling how much he does weigh when he is out on the war-path and has his batteries belted on. I am his favorite horse, out of dozens. Big as he is, I have carried him eighty-one miles between nightfall and sunrise on the scout; and I am good for fifty, day in and day out, and all the time. I am not large, but I am built on a business basis. I have carried him thousands and thousands of miles on scout duty for the army, and there's not a gorge, nor a pass, nor a valley, nor a fort, nor a trading post, nor a buffalo-range in the whole sweep of the Rocky Mountains and the Great Plains that we don't know as well as we know the bugle-calls."

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Beautiful

Great book about a life long love affair between a Spanish girl and her horse, formerly ridden by Buffalo Bill. Twain was so ahead of his time and it was surprising how open minded he was! Everyone should read this!

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