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Black Horses for the King

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Published by Turtleback Books Distributed by Demco Media .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fiction,
  • Legends, Myths, & Fables - Arthurian,
  • Science Fiction - General,
  • Science Fiction, Fantasy, & Magic,
  • Fiction - Science Fiction,
  • Children"s 12-Up - Fiction - Fantasy

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9800080M
    ISBN 100606306927
    ISBN 109780606306928
    OCLC/WorldCa224100256


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Black Horses for the King by Anne McCaffrey Download PDF EPUB FB2

Out of 5 stars Wonderful book about Horses and the Knights of King Arthur's court. Reviewed in the United States on January 7, Verified Purchase.

A historical novel about how the English came about having the very large heavy horses for their knights. Along with a history of the shoeing of horses/5(39).

Black Horses for the King is an Arthurian novel, but focuses mostly on an original character, Galwyn, as he joins Arthur's men and helps to look after his horses, and eventually becomes involved in making prototype horse shoes for them/5. Black Horses for the King is an exciting book that everybody should read at least once.

I had so much history in it and also a lot of parts that wanted you to know what happened next. I never put the book down until I finished it. I you are a big person on medievel times, king arthor, and horses you should read this book.5/5(5).

The story of a Celtic boy who serves Lord Artos Black Horses for the King book will later become King Arthur) and his companions in fifth-century Britain. The men search for horses strong enough to carry troops in full armor into battle against the bigger armies of the Saxons.

This unique tale of King Arthur will give you a new perspective on this period in history. BLACK HORSES FOR THE KING is not your traditional rendition of the King Arthur legend.

Many familiar characters, including Guinevere, Merlin, and Lancelot, do not appear in this book, and others, including Arthur himself, take a keen eye to recognize/5(K).

Book description from : “Galwyn, the son of a bankrupt and dishonored aristocrat, has always had an ear for languages. So when Lord Artos—later known as King Arthur—needs an interpreter to help him buy large horses to breed a troop strong enough to carry armed warriors against the Saxon invaders, Galwyn gets a chance to redeem.

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Black Horses for the King. The court of King Arthur (Artos) from the point of view of a Roman-Celtic boy, Galwyn, who eventually helps Arthur develop a stable of war horses for his knights. To help their hooves adjust to the English climate, he also becomes a skilled farrier.

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After his father’s death, young Galwyn Varianus is apprenticed to his uncle, who puts the boy to work on the high seas. But horses, not ships, are Galwyn’s passion.3/5(12). Black Horses for the King. by Anne McCaffrey. Published: -Knights of the Round Table) as they execute their plan: acquiring and then breeding a handful of fabled Libyans, the horses of the book's title, and then mastering and disseminating the knowledge of horseshoe-making.

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Diomedes volunteered to be a partner but wanted a partner. Get this from a library. Black horses for the king. [Anne McCaffrey] -- Galwyn, son of a Roman Celt, escapes from his tyrannical uncle and joins Lord Artos, later known as King Arthur, using his talent with languages and way with horses to help secure and care for the.

The men search for horses strong enough to carry troops in full armor into battle against the bigger armies of the Saxons. This unique tale of King Arthur will give you a new perspective on this period in history.

Summary: Black Horses for the King by Anne McCaffrey is about a boy named Galwyn Varianus. It is based somewhere in modern England in a city called Deva. Galwyn is the son of a dishonored Roman aristocrat.

When his father died Galwyn was apprenticed to his cruel uncle. Every day aboard his uncle's ship, Galwyn suffers.

Black Horses for the King | Galwyn, the son of a bankrupt and dishonored aristocrat, has always had an ear for languages. So when Lord Artos--later known as King Arthur--needs an interpreter to help him buy large horses to breed a troop strong enough to carry armed warriors against the Saxon invaders, Galwyn gets a chance to redeem his father's honor and make a name for Brand: Houghton Mifflin.

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If you can make reading a book Black Horses for the King to become your habit. Title: Black Horses for the King By: Anne McCaffrey Format: Paperback Number of Pages: Vendor: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publication Date: Dimensions: X /16 (inches) Weight: 5 ounces ISBN: ISBN Stock No: WWPages: Galwyn, the son of a bankrupt and dishonored aristocrat, has always had an ear for languages.

So when Lord Artos—later known as King Arthur—needs an interpreter to help him buy large horses to breed a troop strong enough to carry armed warriors against the Saxon invaders, Galwyn gets a chance to redeem his father’s honor and make a name for himself. Lord Artos--later to rule as the legendary King Arthur--knew he could defeat the Saxon invaders if only he could find a race of horses swift and strong enough to carry warriors in full regalia fast and far.

And so he set out for the Continent, in search of the famed horses of the desert. The The Black Stallion Community Note includes chapter-by-chapter summary and analysis, character list, theme list, historical context, author biography and quizzes written by community members like you.

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KIRKUS REVIEW. McCaffrey turns away from the distant planet Pern to the world of King Arthur in her first enchanting historical novel for YAs. Galwyn Varianus is a quick-witted lad who is forced, after. The Stand is a post-apocalyptic dark fantasy novel written by American author Stephen King and first published in by plot centers on a pandemic of a weaponized strain of influenza that kills almost the entire world population.

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It is the tale of Galwyn Gaius Varianus and of the horses that he loves. Full Book Notes and Study Guides. Sites like SparkNotes with a Black Horses for the King study guide or cliff notes.

Also includes sites with a short overview, synopsis, book report, or summary of Anne McCaffrey’s Black Horses for the King. We found no such entries for this book. Black Beauty by Ana Sewell, is a favorite classic book. It is a children’s story written in as an appeal for the humane treatment of horses.

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Note: The publishers describes this as McCaffrey's "first historical novel for young readers", and it is probably not a genre book, in that there appears to be nothing actually fantastic about the story. "This novel was developed from the author's story "Black Horses for a King," which first appeared in the anthology Camelot, edited by Jane Yolen and published by Philomel in "Author: Anne McCaffrey.

This book would be a great book to use as a class read aloud book in a history lesson and a great way to connect language arts with history.

this book would appeal to students who are very interested in history, King Arthur or in horses but for the most part it would not be a great independent reading book because it is a historically based book/5(21). And in the third chariot white horses; and in the fourth chariot grisled and bay horses.

Zechariah | View whole chapter | See verse in context The black horses which are therein go forth into the north country; and the white go forth after them. Galwyn, son of a Roman Celt, escapes from his tyrannical uncle and joins Lord Artos, later known as King Arthur, using his talent with languages and way with horses to help secure and care for the Libyan horses that Artos hopes to use in battle against the.

Anne Inez McCaffrey was an American born Irish writer. She was born on the 1st April and passed on on 21st November She is best known for her science fiction series known as the Dragonriders of Pern.

Look, we all know this list could easily be % Marguerite Henry horses. But Misty deserves an early mention because, for many people, Misty was that first horse book that started a childhood. Title: Black Horses for the King Format: Paperback Product dimensions: pages, X X in Shipping dimensions: pages, X X in Published: J Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Language: English.No, Black Horse for the King is a story about a young man growing up in perilous times which just happen to be the beginning of King Arthur's reign.

Black Horses for the King is an interesting book with a well-told tale, but it is a tale that McCaffrey has told many times before, most notably in Dragonsong. The one with the black horses is going toward the north country, the one with the white horses toward the west, and the one with the dappled horses toward the south.’ When the powerful horses went out, they were straining [having difficulty] to go throughout the Earth.

And he said, ‘Go throughout the Earth!’.