On this day: the publication of Black Beauty | In Times Gone By…


1877 first edition cover.

Black Beauty, a novel by English author Anna Sewell, was first published on the 24th of November, 1877. Considered to be a story about animal rights, the book is about t…

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  1. This made me cry so much when I read it as a child. I gave a copy to my son, telling him he would have to read himself as I didn’t think I could bear to read it aloud to him. Afterwards, he said, “How could you give me such a sad book to read?”

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