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I enjoyed the second book on the series a bit more though as there were unresolved conflicts, more tension, and much more at stake. July 14, Sold by: So it just talks. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. It was big and beautiful and so black that it was like a tanoth in space, and it was completely impossible. But it’s not the plot which really doesn’t matter that hits me with this novel.

But I’m happy that things were resolved. I loved this book. unicoen

Gold Unicorn (Unicorn, #2) by Tanith Lee

Another great one in the series. It’s almost too bad she decided to go with the unicorn motif for the sequels, because both the gold and red unicorn were disappointing. At the same time, the magic isn’t This is a book I read many years ago in childhood, and I wanted to revisit it as an adult.

It’s earned the stars I gave it by my book! This was the sequel to Black unicorn. Ok, he doesn’t but you know where we’re at now. Even the way the story reads adds to this, and since this is the only book I’ve read by Tanith Lee, I’m not sure if this is her writing style, or if she did it on purpose.


Instead we get a sense that Blqck herself is just another character, one that we happen to be following more than the others. Fantasy lovers, lovers of this series.

The first and second books suggest ideas and themes larger than the characters, whereas this story feels kind of simplistic in comparison. English Choose a language for shopping. Although i really love Lee’s writing, i found myself struggling through the last 50 pages. The only daughter of a powerful sorceress, Tanaquil seems to have no magical talent of her own.

Tznith, it wasn’t that special, and I’m not sure I want to read the other books in the series. It has every bit the magic and color of the first book.

Well, yes and no. The whole invulnerable thing should have been totally broken down in this alternate world. It has influenced a great deal of my own writing over the years, until it’s become a permanent staple of my imagination. Anyway, I’m glad that I finally tracked these boo So yeah, I really liked this series. I quite enjoyed this book.

Lee was the daughter of two ballroom dancers, Bernard and Hylda Lee. I love Tanaquil in this book.

Something’s happened to me, that’s all. Quotes from Black Unicorn. Tanaquil is a rebellious teenager who has been forgotten by virtually everyone in the household uncorn is left to her own devices. Aug 02, Rain Misoa rated it really liked it Recommends it for: I felt this book was much better than the first one. But I have the next book at least, whew! It had changed again. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals.


The epilogue however softens the blow a bit but the ending isn’t all that special.

Aug 19, Meri rated it it was amazing Shelves: Open Preview See a Problem? In she was awarded the prestigious title of Grand Master of Horror.

Black Unicorn

I am usually pretty slow to get through books on account of not having much time to readbut I blitzed through this in a weekend. Sep 28, Raymond St. Oct 21, Kate rated it really liked it.

Did I mention that everyone in this book has a really great name? Still, a happy ending, and it made me rather happy.

I like that Tanaquil’s relationships with Lizra and Honj are complicated, and how self aware Tanaquil is about her motivations for staying with them, even though she doesn’t agree with what they’re doing. It got pretty dark and sad. The only reason I didn’t give the book 5 stars is because the amazing black as night beautiful unicorn,scarcely shows up!

Share your thoughts with other customers. So of course I ran to the library and snatched this one up. Stunning in its imagination and unjcorn use of language.