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This would be the downturn in a trilogy, the one where everything you thought was good and pure about the first book becomes its opposite, the one where our heroine has to do some hefty soul searching, the one where Vader tells you that he’s your father.

Oct 13, Myridian rated it liked it Shelves: It was exactly what my heart needed, and exactly the journey I wanted to go through. Tanaquil’s gifts for imagination and craftiness put her in a league of her own. The Silver Metal Lover. Does the story leave questions in the readers mind?

I knew Lee wouldn’t disappoint me! A very enjoyable book and quick read.

Black Unicorn (Tanaquil, book 1) by Tanith Lee

Though the book is called “Black Unicorn”, the magic is mature and even refreshing. Unicorn fans and people who enjoy peeking into other worlds. This is the kind of book that gives YA a good name.


This can be a good thing, yes, but here, I think it was the author’s weak point rather than intention. Set up a giveaway. Lists with This Book. Fantasy at its finiest this imagintive series is on a par with Pullman’s His Dark Materials.

As she contemplates leaving once again when a red unicorn appears, and she follows it into a mirror where she finds a world that exact opposite of her own, complete with a version of herself named Tanakil.

Taniquil finds herself transported to a charming but absurd world.

Gold Unicorn

I’m rereading this series that I read in high school because I remembered liking them, but I couldn’t remember what they were about, exactly. You won’t regret it.

A wonderfully well written story for all fans of fantasy to read and enjoy.

I may sometimes follow around my puppy and peeve-narrate him. Once again Tanaquil and the peeve are adorable. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. This is no “friendship is magic”, Disney princess unicorn book for a twelve year old. To read my full review, click here.

Sometimes the narrative style feels lyrical, nlack sometimes it feels disjointed and broken. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Still really easy to read and I think it only took me two nights, but I had this vaguely uncomfortable feeling that the author kept suffering from writer’s block and just put words down on a page to see how they looked.


Black Unicorn

I’m a big Tanith Lee fangirl, but some of her work is better than some of her other work. Despite those relatively minor flaws this seems like an excellent starting place. If you have read my other reviews of this series I have suggested that you read the gold unicorn first and then the black unicorn, unicogn that was what I did.

Several events which unfold are forced, unnatural to the characters, or utterly predictable. I had high hopes started out with none for this story as you get a First book I’ve ever read by Lee, and ultimately I have to say it made me curious about her other works. Goodreads helps uniorn keep track of books you want to read.

Clever, intelligent, and highly feeling all at once. Some writers might have made her grateful just to have witnessed it or whatever, but Lee imagines what it would be tanirh to be denied that, and I like the way Tanaquil deals with it.

Very Tanith Lee, with lots of blackk and question marks. Not Enabled Word Wise: