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The most beautiful Ghost!

Advantages: characters, Gráinne Mhaol, Irishness
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...not class myself as a fan of Michael Morpurgo; I haven’t read anywhere near enough of his work to be able to say that. However, I have enjoyed the few that I have read. For this reason, I was quite excited to find that he had written a book about ...

Amy69 07.10.2012 · Read full review
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Review of The Ghost of Grania O'Malley - Michael Morpurgo

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Horse under fire

Advantages: A moving story, told unusually from the horse's point of view
Disadvantages: None

As a regular book reviewer on another site, specialising largely in modern history, in the last three years or so I have read several titles on various aspects of the First World War. All of them have been non-fiction – with the exception of this. In th ...

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Review of War Horse - Michael Morpurgo

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A heart fit for war...

Advantages: Maturely written, appeals to young and old, characters and emotions
Disadvantages: None

Despite having read prolifically for the majority of my life, I must confess to having never before read a Michael Morpurgo book. With the Warhorse film all over every form of advertising for the past year, my 8 year old son has been very keen to watch it ...

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Review of War Horse - Michael Morpurgo

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Straight from the Horse's Mouth

Advantages: Children's story set in WW I told with sensitivity and honesty
Disadvantages: Quite emotionally draining at times

Michael Morpurgo “War Horse” ISBN-13: 978-1405226660 My edition was a Paperback with only 182 pages. It is published by Egmont Books in 2006. I am a big fan of this publisher as they are an Ethical company committed to using products from managed forest ...

catsholiday 02.08.2010 · Read full review
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War Horse - Michael Morpurgo

Advantages: Great story
Disadvantages: I would say too short, but it is a childrens' book

...Having been to see the stage version of Michael Morpurgo’s War Horse a couple of years ago, I am now eagerly anticipating the film release. I hate watching films before I have read the book, so yesterday I finally sat down to start reading it. The book ...

MrsW2011 09.01.2012 · Read full review
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