Rabe, Jean. The Finest Creation.

Author:Farmer, Lesley
Position:Brief Article - Young Adult Review - Book Review

RABE, Jean. The finest creation. (Finest Trilogy.)Tor. 318p. c2004. 0-765-34727-X. $6.99. JSA

The first volume in a fantasy trilogy, The Finest Creation asserts that horses are the safeguards of civilization. Often told from an equine point of view, this story traces the troubles following twin offspring of royalty. With the help of the sapient horses, the pre-teen boy and girl escape a death planned by an evil relative, who is eager to usurp the throne of a dying king. The twins are separated, and the scheming uncle ingratiates himself with the male twin, who succumbs to the rich life. The Finest (a horse named...

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