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The Last Unicorn by Peter S. Beagle
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Apr 12, 2008

really liked it
bookshelves: fantasy
Read from January 01, 1983 to September 01, 1985

I read this when I was 7 or 8, after being taken to see the film. I enjoyed it although it was too advanced for me. I remember being confused in places and should really reread it.
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Benjamin Duffy Reread it! It's available now as part of the second Humble E-book bundle, which means you can donate a few bucks to a good cause and get a dozen cool ebooks...including this one. (www.humblebundle.com)


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Miriam Oh, I still have my copy! But thanks for the link -- I'll check out what other titles they have.


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Magda There's a Lois McMaster Bujold title there, for one thing.


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Miriam I own that one, too. Surprise!


Kressel Housman 7 or 8 is way too young. You've got to re-read it. It's a beautiful book!


Benjamin Duffy Kressel wrote: "7 or 8 is way too young. You've got to re-read it. It's a beautiful book!"

Agreed! I saw the film for the first time around that age, but didn't read the book until 2013 - and ended up giving it a very rare (for me) five stars. In some ways I'm glad I didn't read it as a child, because a lot of its more adult (in the sense of "subtle," not in the sense of "lurid") humor, and its sheer power, would have been lost on me.


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Miriam I just ordered the edition illustrated by Peter Gillis, as it happens. I'm not sure whether that's the complete text.


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