Modern Classics on Tape ? The Silver Brumby

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9780001025349: Modern Classics on Tape ? The Silver Brumby

A MODERN CLASSIC ON TAPE Read by Sophie Aldred

A silver brumby is special, but he will be hunted by man and horse alike, and must be stronger than both.

Thowra, the magnificent silver stallion, is king of the brumbies. But he must defend his herd from the mighty horse, The Brolga, in the most savage of struggles.

But that is not the only danger. Thowra needs all his speed and cunning to save his herd from capture by man. In a desperate chase through the mountains, it seems there is no longer anywhere for him to run to…

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"I will call you Thowra," Bel Bel said, "because that means wind. In wind were you born, and fleet as the wind you must be if you will live."

Throwra grows to become a magnificent silver stallion, who learns the lessons taught by his mother to lead a hard-won and devoted herd. But he must defend his mares from the mighty horse, The Brolga, in the most savage of struggles. And that is not the only danger, for hunters are also on his trail. In a desperate chase through the mountains, it seems there is no longer anywhere to run…

Elynne Mitchell's exciting tale conjures up magical images of survival in the Australian outback

Side 1
"For the wind I have named you"

Side 2
Golden

Side 3
Thowra – The Legend

Side 4
The Hunt

About the Author:

Born in 1913, Elyne Mitchell began writing for her children. Although The Silver Brumby books are her most famous, she wrote several others, mainly about horses. Passionate about the dramatic landscapes of the Australian Alps, her books convey the beauty and savagery of that area with a remarkable lyricism.

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