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War Horse

War Horse


by Michael Morpurgo

Albert Narracott Timeline & Summary

  • Albert connects with a young horse purchased by his father. He names the horse Joey.
  • Despite Albert's protestations, his father sells Joey to the military.
  • A few years later, Albert, now an army vet (as in veterinarian), is reunited with Joey.
  • Joey's on the verge of death from tetanus, but Albert nurses him back to health.
  • After the war, Joey is purchased by an old Frenchman, Emilie's Grandpapa, who gives Joey to Albert.
  • Albert marries his sweetheart, Maisie Brown, and he, Maisie, and Albert (along with Albert's now-sober father) live happily ever after in England.