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Black Beauty According to Spike Milligan

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Next was break me to harness. First, a stiff heavy collar on my neck. Then there was a bridle with great side-pieces called blinkers against my eyes. Then there was a small saddle strap that went under my tail: that was the crapper. I hated it, it stopped me having a crap. I never felt more like kicking so I kicked him in the goolies and they swelled up like melons. He had ...more
Published September 18th 1997 by Virgin Books (first published October 1996)
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Basically the same as Anna Sewell’s book with added swearing, people getting shot in the head and horses kicking people in the balls: not one of Spike’s best, stick to his war diaries.
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Terence Alan Patrick Seán Milligan, known as Spike, was a comedian, writer and musician. He was of Irish descent, but spent most of his childhood in India and lived most of his later life in England, moving to Australia after retirement. He is famous for his work in The Goon Show, children's poetry and a series of comical autobiographical novels about his experiences serving in the British Army in ...more
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