The Last Unicorn
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The Last Unicorn is the best book I have ever read. You need to read it. If you ve already read it, you need to read it again. Patrick Rothfuss, #1 New York Times Bestselling Author of The Name of the Wind
Experience the magic of Peter S. Beagle s classic tale about a lone unicorn s search for her kind hailed by The Atlantic as one of the best fantasy novels ever.
The unicorn lived in a lilac wood, and she lived all alone. So she ventured out from the safety of the enchanted forest on a quest for others of her kind. Joined along the way by the bumbling magician Schmendrick and the indomitable Molly Grue, the unicorn learns all about the joys and sorrows of life and love before meeting her destiny in the castle of a despondent monarch and confronting the creature that would drive her kind to extinction...
Praise for Peter S. Beagle and The Last Unicorn
Comes alive and stays alive on bright intensity of imagination. The New York Times Book Review
Peter S. Beagle is (in no particular order) a wonderful writer, a fine human being, and a bandit prince out to steal readers hearts. Tad Williams
Beagle illuminates with his own particular magic. Ursula K. LeGuin
Almost as if it were the last fairy tale, come out of lonely hiding in the forests of childhood, The Last Unicorn is as full of enchantment as any of the favorite tales readers may choose to recall...A delicate, sensitive, yet powerful rendering of all the intangibles that make a fairy tale unforgettable. St. Louis Post-Dispatch
Beagle...has been compared, not unreasonably, with Lewis Carroll and J.R.R. Tolkien, but he stands squarely and triumphantly on his own feet...The book is rich, not only in comic bits but also in passages of uncommon beauty. Beagle is a true magician with words, a master of prose and a deft practitioner in verse. The Saturday Review
Author Peter S. Beagle
Product type Paperback
Product Weight 8.54 ounces