The Horse Whisperer

by Nicholas; Nicholas Evans (Author) Evans | Literature & Fiction | This book has not been rated.
ISBN: 0552143774 Global Overview for this book
Registered by wingPlum-crazywing of Brighouse, West Yorkshire United Kingdom on 4/26/2018
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Journal Entry 1 by wingPlum-crazywing from Brighouse, West Yorkshire United Kingdom on Thursday, April 26, 2018
The back cover blurb of this book intrigued me with comments such as

"Wild horses couldn't drag me from this...a real tear jerker" &
"A love story. A gripping adventure & an emotionally charged tale of redemption & human strength."


....okay, I'd pretty much agree with that although it didn't have me in tears!

After Grace & her horse Pilgrim are involved in an horrific accident, Annie, for reasons she can't explain, feels she has to save the horse & in doing this hopes, somehow, to help her daughter recover from the trauma she's suffered. Tom Booker is the man she believes can help & so she sets of across America with Grace & Pilgrim to find him.

This is a story of love & trust, between man & horse... horse & child...& man & woman, & also of how a mother & father cope differently when a tragedy befalls their child.

It's well written, descriptive & believable. I had thought it might be very "horsey" but you don't need to be mad about horses to enjoy it & the descriptions & technical details were enough to add to the atmosphere without being overdone. A surprisingly good read & I'd highly recommend it.

The only thing I didn't like about it was the way it ended - not what I was expecting to happen at all but I won't say anymore for fear of spoiling it for future readers!

Journal Entry 2 by wingPlum-crazywing at Tescos in Brighouse, West Yorkshire United Kingdom on Thursday, May 10, 2018

Released 1 yr ago (5/10/2018 UTC) at Tescos in Brighouse, West Yorkshire United Kingdom

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