Editorial Reviews. From Publishers Weekly. Tanaquil, whose only talent is the ability to fix Black Unicorn (Unicorn series Book 1) – Kindle edition by Tanith Lee. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. BLACK UNICORN (Ibooks Fantasy Classics) [Tanith Lee] on * FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Nobody knew where it had come from, or what. Black Unicorn [Tanith Lee] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers . The return of a classic novella by internationally acclaimed fantasist Tanith.

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Bringing in my own personal experience, this is one of the five or six books I read out of hundreds when I was in 7th Grade that always stuck with me. Nov 23, Lauren rated it really liked it. But it didn’t really get smarter when it learned how to talk. Jan 16, Jensine LW rated it really liked it.

Fantasy at its finiest blsck imagintive series is on a par with Pullman’s His Dark Materials.

Notes for the reader: Amazing setting, characters, creatures, description. Several events which unfold are forced, unnatural to the characters, or utterly predictable. I loved seeing her gain the courage to move forward in her endeavors. At times, Tanith Lee does carry on a bit, with her detailed, incredibly dramatic, poetic descriptions of things. A predictable but satisfying end to the series. Tanity the people, with the exception of–ironically–Gork, in my opinion, are all for the most part things to just get in the way and muddle everything up even more.

I’ve always known the name, always known that people thought I’d be interested, and I’m sure I have actually bought some Tanith Lee books before, lde I’m pretty sure that this is the first I’ve read.


Some might question why I would rate this book Four out of Five Stars, and I will back up my reasoning for this by stating that at first read, it may not seem like it’s worth such a rating. In this book our heroine finally must face her greatest enemy, herself. This is Lee at her finest and most delirious.

Quotes from Red Unicorn. Sep 28, Raymond St. Illustrations not seen by PW. But overall this was definitely worth a re-read as an adult. Unfortunately, it’s sequels don’t live up to it’s brilliance. I always imagined them as a cross between these really fuzzy doggies, with all their snuffling and snorting, and bone-digging and such.

Red Unicorn – Kindle edition by Tanith Lee. Literature & Fiction Kindle eBooks @

Kindle Cloud Reader Read instantly in your browser. She knew why the unicorn was there: This one had quite a different feel from Black Unicorn. Open Preview See a Problem? It’s short only pagesbut not a single word is wasted.

My all time favorite book. And because of that, you realize her mind and her heart have been cured by the flames of that terrible trial, and she’s grown out tanithh that stubborn, vengeful child she was at the beginning of the book.

To the character, everything going on in this book was just as big of a deal as the events of the previous books; but for me, the reader, it just felt like a fun romp where the worries of how she was going to make it out of this situation would occasionally grab me for a minute. I also really liked the friendship with Lizra. Black Unicorn Unicorn series Book 1. There’s a lot of stifling inaction and festering passivity, which is less fun to read compared to the first book, but hey, that’s how these plots work themselves out sometimes.

To the character, everything going on in this book was just as big of a deal as the events of the previous books; but for me, the reader, it just felt like a fu My favorite of the three books. Something tankth this novel was off. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. There is something amazing that happens, but to avoid spoiling the book, I don’t want to say it. Apr 20, Haley rated it did not like it Shelves: Trivia About Black Unicorn Un Although i really love Lee’s writing, i found myself struggling through the last 50 pages.


Tanaquil does not know who the Black Unicorn is or what it seeks. The story is interesting and has a very fairy tale feel to it, however, i feel like half of the main character’s adventure was filler and would be better suited to be a long fairy-tale or, my preference, a longer, more in depth and meaningful epic.

Gold Unicorn

Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. Dec 25, Serena W. The only revealing quality was the peeve. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. Aug 15, Rusty rated it really liked it Shelves: It was one of the first fantasy books I remember reading. Nov 05, Cloud rated it liked it Shelves: With lots of periods. This one was interesting, but slight. The only daughter unicor a powerful sorceress, Tanaquil seems to have no magical talent of her own.

Jul 31, Heather rated it it was amazing. The plot of The Black Unicorn is in no way as simple as this description. Lee twice won the World Fantasy Award: Back Recent Topics Search. You won’t regret it.