Carter, Brian

About the author

Brian Carter is a Devon-based author, most of whose books are based in the South West of England. He wrote a conservation and countryside column in the Devon Herald Express, and also presented a Channel 4 television series on Dartmoor. His one horse book, Jack, is an historical novel, which ranges from the South West of England to the battlefield of the Somme.

Finding the book
Easy to find in both the USA and the UK. It has been printed in the UK, and also appeared, abridged, as part of a Reader’s Digest Condensed novel.

Sources and links
A review on
Many thanks to Lisa Catz for the photograph.

Bibliography (horse books only)


Century, London 1986, 403 pp
Beaufort Books, New York, 1987, 403 pp (right)
Published as a Reader’s Digest Condensed Book

This is the story of a boy and a horse, and ranges from South West England to the battlefield of the Somme.