Last Unicorn e-book
by Peter S. Beagle
First published in the United States of America by Viking Press, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA) In. 375 Hudson Street, New York, NY 10014.
First published in the United States of America by Viking Press, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA) In. Reprinted by permission of Avicenna Development Corporation. First published in the United States of America in the October/November 2005 issue of The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, a publication of Spilogale, In. PO Box 3447, Hoboken, NJ 07030.
I read Peter S. Beagle’s The Last Unicorn for the first time when I was a university student – a long, long time ag. Beagle’s The Last Unicorn for the first time when I was a university student – a long, long time ago. It was a wonderful read. There were passages that left me laughing out loud, and passages that filled me with courage and hope. Beagle's writing is witty, playful, poetic, and beautiful. The thought entered my noggin (and where this thought came from, I still do not know – I hadn’t thought about this book for a long time) that I needed to read The Last Unicorn again.
The Last Unicorn is a fantasy novel by American author Peter S. Beagle and published in 1968, by Viking Press in the . and The Bodley Head in the . It follows the tale of a unicorn, who believes she is the last of her kind in the world and undertakes a quest to discover what has happened to the others.
Praise for Peter S. BEagle and The Last Unicorn "Comes alive and stays alive on bright intensity of imagination. -Tad Williams "Beagle illuminates with his own particular magic.
Peter S. Beagle’s classic The Last Unicorn turns fifty years old this year, and it’s remained in the public eye and continues to capture hearts like very few fantasies of its age. Like a fine tapestry, this gorgeous fairy tale weaves. Like a fine tapestry, this gorgeous fairy tale weaves together unicorns and harpies, wizards and witches, dark-hearted kings and brave heroes. -Ursula K. LeGuin "Almost as if it were the last fairy tale, come out of lonely
THE LAST UNICORN by Peter S. Beagle. The Last Unicorn may well join that widely read masterpiece as a book that speaks with a mysterious but tangible resonance to a receptive audience.
THE LAST UNICORN by Peter S. Flyleaf: A Fine and Private Place, Peater Beagle's first book, was written before he was twenty. armed already with the wryness of experience but brave enough still to venture where many of his elders might well fear to tread.
What makes The Last Unicorn unique is the way Mr. Beagle transcends the ordinary fantasy quest trope with his incomparable storytelling skill. The book is a triumph.
His charm, wit, and stylistic brilliance have gone into a work to which I will return often and with great pleasure. This is a novel and writer that should be read and reread. If there were a ‘ten best’ list of modern fantasy, The Last Unicorn would surely be on it. Fantasy Literature: A Core Collection and Reference Guide. What makes The Last Unicorn unique is the way Mr. The book is a triump. he writing is as precise and beautiful as mosaic tiles, as coloured glass backed by gold, sharp and glittering.