Synopses & Reviews
Walter Farley's tales of bravery, instinct, and survival have been captivating readers for almost 65 years. Here, in a handsome gift set, are four of the best, starting with The Black Stallion, where Alec Ramsay saves the Black after a shipwreck. The bond they form cannot be broken. This bond survives their separation in The Black Stallion Returns, when Alec returns the magnificent horse to his original owner in Arabia. Reunited in The Black Stallions Ghost, they survive a terrifying curse. Finally, in The Black Stallion Revolts, they are separated again after a plane crash, and Alec is suspected of murder as the Black runs wild! Each gripping tale culminates in a thrilling race to the finish!
When he finds deadly poison in the Black's stable, Alec immediately suspects that someone is trying to kill his beloved stallion. But just as he's puzzling over the clues, something even more disturbing occurs. An Arabian chieftain shows up and reclaims the Black. Is there any connection between these two events? Alec is convinced the answer lies somewhere deep in Arabia. Determined to be with the Black once again, he embarks on an adventure that takes him across scorching desert sands to an exotic world of evil and intrigue.
In this, the second book in the series, the heart-stopping adventures of the Black Stallion continue as Alec discovers that two men are after the Black. One claims to be the Blacks rightful owner and one is trying to kill the beautiful steed. An Arab chieftain proves his ownership of the Black and takes him away, but Alec is determined to find his horse again. Following the pair to Arabia, Alec encounters great evil and intrigue, as only a horse as spectacular as the Black could inspire.