"When Instinct Works" is an adaptation from the famous best-seller book "Black Beauty", written by Anna Sewell in 1877.
*Anna Sewell, the famous author of Black Beauty!
Anna Sewell was an English novelist. She became famous for her novel "Black Beauty", which is considered as one of the best-selling books of all time. She originally intended the book for an adult audience - for people who worked with horses, but it has become famous as a children book.
Anna was physically challenged when she injured her ankles in an accident. She travelled around the world, seeking treatment for her ailment, but she could not find much improvement. She used horse-drawn carriages to transport herself from one place to another. This had a significant influence on her love and compassion towards animals, especially horses.
She wrote this book "Black Beauty" (about a black horse) in her final years when her health started deteriorating. She lived only for a few months after the book was published, but it is believed that she knew her book was a roaring success.
Black Beauty is a book about a horse. The story is written in such a way that the horse narrates its experiences in its daily life - all experiences of compassion, kindness, cruelty that it had come across, in its life. The book teaches people to show compassion, sympathy and kindness towards animals and how to treat them humane.
Black Beauty - the story of a horse!
"When Instinct Works" is an excerpt from the book "Black Beauty". Instinct refers to a natural or intuitive way of acting or thinking.
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