The Horse Whisperer
by Nicholas Evans
In BriefA young girl and her horse are horrendously scarred, both physically and psychologically, by a terrible encounter with a truck. Grace's workaholic mother drags them right across America in search of the rare healing powers of a man famed for his way with horses. But it is not only the daughter and the animal who are touched by the Horse Whisperer's magic.
Why you should read itA love story and a moving portrait of a disappearing traditional West, this is the book for which Robert Redford paid £3 million to secure the film rights. It has sold 15 million copies in 36 languages, captivating readers all over the world with its unique blend of beauty and pain.