Warhorses Of Letters Free Author Robert Hudson Vinoschilenos.eu The World S Greatest Gay, Equine, Military, Epistolary Romance.These Powerfully Moving Letters Were Exchanged Between Two Of The Most Significant Warhorses In History The Dignified Marengo, Devoted Bearer Of Napoleon And The Dashing Copenhagen, A Slightly Flighty Racehorse Who Became The Warhorse Of The Duke Of Wellington.Originally Made Public By The Highly Acclaimed BBC Radio 4 Series Starring Stephen Fry, Daniel Rigby And Tamasin Greig, This Correspondence Has Melted The Hearts Of Many, And Surprised A Great Many.Now The Maverick Academics Who Painstakingly Tracked Down Each Yellowing, Crumbling Cache Of Letters, Have Arranged And Edited Them Into Book Form, Adding A Wealth Of Learned Hoofnotes Full Of Fascinating Factual Facts That Will Deepen The Reader S Understanding Both Of Napoleonic History And That Sadly Neglected Branch Of Academe Horsethropology.Some Readers May Think They Notice Lots Of Facts That Are Less Factual, Often Much Less Factual To Those Readers, We Offer The Wise Words Of Marengo Himself Open Your Minds, Open Your Hearts, You Have Nothing To Lose But Your Reins. All I can think of is how the production meeting at the BBC went, where they came up with that idea I have a great new idea for a radio series What An episotolary romance Yeah, cause we haven t had dozends of those, yet A gay epistolary romance Still not original enough Set during the Napoleonic war Please And they re fighting on opposing sides Cause that is so new They re Napoleon s and Wellington s war
Copenhagen to Marengo I am just a big, handsome racehorse with amazing muscle definition and huge eyelashes, and now I am walking slowly towards you, whinnying gently to let you know I am arousedMarengo to Copenhagen I am approaching you with a crop and spurs you are wearing leather blinkers but at the sound of me you start to quiver the whip comes down on your saucy waggling rump Warhorses of Letters, p 29 Oh, my.Love letters between Marengo, Napoleon Bonaparte s personal warhorse, and Copenhagen, a young racehorse and later the Duke of Wellington s horse The first two packets of letters, up until page 41, are brilliantly funny and immensely quotable the later letters are rather forgettab
The world s greatest gay, equine, military, epistolary romance. This is a rather entertaining collection of letters between Copenhagen Wellington s Horse and Marengo Napoleon s Horse as they establish and develop a relationship often unspoken amongst horse kind that between English and French horses, obviously I haven t heard the original radio version of these but still found them really funny and highly amusing although I think some of the people on the train were getting a little concerned by my chuckling The letters are brilliantly written and have very different styles for Copenhagen and Marengo which adds a lot to their believability and some of the footnotes are superb and occasionally funnier than t
The series is currently airing, and it sounded pretty cute, so I thought I d check out the first series And yes, it is very cute and absurdly funny once you get your head around the bizarre idea of horses writing lo
This started off as such a funny read It has very witty humour and I really enjoyed the epistolary genre but it started dragging a little towards the end Quite enjoyable as a quick read 3.5 stars
Wow Um I m not entirely sure how to describe this These are the letters between two gay warhorses, one Wellington s, and one Napoleon s It s absolutely hilarious, and I d highly recommend it if you haven t given it a listen yet the second season is out n
Probably better read or listened to, Stephen Fry recorded the passages of Marengo in small stints as it became repetitive and jokes got tiresome. Cutely done, charmingly transgressive, a little less actual history than I was hoping for. You don t expect a satire love story about warhorses to break your heart, but then op there you go and there are tears all over the place One of the most random, funny reads expertly well done.