The Godolphin Arabian
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The Godolphin Arabian

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A dandy story for all horse lovers and worthy rival to Marguerite Henry's enormously successful King of the Wind . Ms. Henry based her story on this very book, written in 1846 by French author and sportsman Eugene Sue. Here now is Alex de Jonge's immensely readable translation of the original tale-an imaginative mixture of fact and legend recreating the life of the Godolphin Arabian and his constant companion, Grimalkin the cat.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 200 pages
  • 114.3 x 167.64 x 17.78mm | 204.12g
  • Derrydale Press
  • Missoula, United States
  • English
  • 1586671022
  • 9781586671020
  • 1,402,704

Review quote

Sue's tale of how a colt foaled in Yemen became one of the foundation dtallions of the English Thoroughbred breed with delight any horse lover. Equine Journal A riveting story about love and loyalty for hourse lovers of all ages. The Godolphin Arabian is a riveting, as well as heartbreaking story of love, loyalty and the extraordinary bond between horse and human. -- Reina Abelshauser Dressage Todayshow more

About Eugenie Sue

Alex de Jonge lives in Charlottesville, Virginia.show more

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16 ratings
3.75 out of 5 stars
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4 44% (7)
3 12% (2)
2 19% (3)
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