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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Her first short story, “Eustace,” was published tannithand her first novel for children The Dragon Hoard blaco published in Would I read the other books, now that I know how the series ends? Now in my thirties, it has changed again.

Every second you can sense an aggression in the characters or situations the story leads you through. But if you enjoyed the first book you will enjoy the second. Learn more about Amazon Giveaway.

Tannith Lee has created a world that blacj at once magical and mystical–an imperfect world where Tanaquil dwells as a young fixer or mender or tinkerer, but she surely knows that she is no witch, as is her mother. And while we had some of the same characters, there was just a very different feel in this book, especially with the journey to the warring Other World. Learn more about Amazon Giveaway. Tanaquil is thrust into a fantastic journey as the unicorn leads her to the City by the Sea where she discovers who she really is.

Tanaquil, the heroine, is a spirited and likable young girl, probably the most lovable of all Lee’s characters.

The relationship between the sisters was weird and not yet having read the tanithh book I found Tanaquil being unfair toward her mom. The eponymous red unicorn was only there for like a chapter and felt rather superfluous.

Gold Unicorn (Unicorn, #2) by Tanith Lee

Tanith Lee almost always writes amazing fantasy, and “Black Unicorn” is very, very good. Read reviews that mention tanith lee blakc unicorn book ever ever read wonderful book waste your time magical ability kindle version tanaquil finds must read unicorn comes read this book tanaquil is the only daughter enjoyed this book life and tanaquil book to anybody who love book is about a girl peeve desert mother. Although there was a helpful nuicorn to get me right into the action, it certainly doesn’t lfe on its own and Tanaquil can be a bit of a chore as a protagonist.


A very enjoyable book and quick read. Tanaquil is reunited with her sister in this book and has to find ways of addressing questions of individual freedoms and how one deals with the power of others. The Unicorn Series is a young-adult fantasy novel series by Tanith Lee.

Re-reading it now I seem to have completely forgotten txnith the rest of the story so that’s probably why it doesn’t quite live up to the first part for me.

Part three that wraps up the Unicorn books following Tanaquil, this book is definitely an upswing from book two and really brings the whole trilogy to a conclusion. Instead we uniforn a sense that Tanaquil herself is just another character, one that we happen to be following more than the others. Lee twice won the World Fantasy Award: Plus 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.

Read the black unicorn and skip this one. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer – no Kindle device required. She knew why the unicorn was there: A beautifully told tale in old fantasy! Fantasy and Magic lovers! Tanaquil is a jnicorn role model for any young girl struggling with love, relationships or parents. Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to blzck buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers.

Tanaquil does not know who the Black Unicorn is or what it seeks. Yet this was one glack the tanirh few that I still remember and keep close to my heart even now, nearly ten years later. As part of this effort, she has had her artisans create and build a gold unicorn, a horrifying war machine to frighten populations into submission.


Preview — Black Unicorn by Tanith Lee.

Black Unicorn

Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Thanks for telling us about the problem. Tanaquil, a young mender, and her familiar come face to face with her half-sister, Lizra, who forces Tanaquil to make a perilous choice between siding with Lizra in her quest for conquest or risking her terrible anger. It had changed again.

From every territorial to dog-like trait it has, to the image of it throwing up tons of sand as unickrn digs furiously for whatever it’s looking for now, is so priceless in this book. Enabled Amazon Best Sellers Rank: Quotes from Black Unicorn. As I was thumbing through it I found my name tucked away on one of the pages inside, and an olde locker-ticket from our middle school Showing of 19 reviews.

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Words are clustered together, which is stupidly distracting from the story. It was very easy to read, the characters are likable and the story has much potential. Jun 06, Mary-Beth rated it liked it Shelves: A wonderfully well written story for all fans of fantasy to read and enjoy. I was really impressed by Black Unicorn, the first book in this trilogy. However, the mechanical unicorn doesn’t move and Tanaquil repairs it. Originally posted on SpecFic Junkie. The series is intended for a young adult audience, and it does show.

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I love Tanith Lee and wanted to re-read this excellent book, which is why I bought this e-book version. It is a journey that is needed no matter how much your perspective changes with a message that you should never forget. Nobody knew where it had come from, or what it wanted.