A powerful tale of war, redemption, and a hero's journey--now available in paperback! In 1914, Joey, a beautiful bay-red foal with a distinctive cross on his nose, is sold to the army and thrust into the midst of the war on the Western Front. With his officer, he charges toward the enemy, witnessing the horror of the battles in France. But even in the desolation of the trenches, Joey's courage touches the soldiers around him and he is able to find warmth and hope. But his heart aches for Albert, the farmer's son he left behind. Will he ever see his true master again?
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - pennsylady - LibraryThing
" Joey (war horse) recalls his experiences growing up on an English farm, his struggle for survival as a cavalry horse during World War I, and his reunion with his beloved master. ... " Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Bagpuss - LibraryThing
Joey is the narrator of this story. He is bought at market by an unkind farmer and at first it appears that life will be tough, but the farmer’s son Albert takes Joey on and trains him up to be a ... Read full review