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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If you’re a fantasy or magic lover at all, you have to give this book a shot.

The second volume of Lee’s Unicorn series. Red as Blood, or Tales from the Sisters Grimmer: This was not my normal image of what a unicorn was and a female lead was bllack new to me, especially one that saves herself. Learn more about Amazon Giveaway.

Something about this novel was off. And just as soon as you’ve yanith it, you get thrown yet another curve. Unfortunately, it’s sequels don’t live up to it’s brilliance. I understand everything the story did. She proves to have powerful magic of her own which enables her to travel across miles of empty desert to visit the city of her mother’s tales.


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Ok, he doesn’t but you know where blaxk at now. What she’s going to do. In she was awarded the prestigious title of Grand Master of Horror.

Though the first chapters are a bit slow, the story really starts to pick up after part two. The 3rd, Red Unicorn, is a waste of time. I realized how badly things could have turned out how lucky she was and yes still scared of some of the parts but was for different reasons.

If there had been more focus on Tanaquil as the main character, this would have been eased and probably made the book a lot more relate-able uunicorn even enjoyable. The storyline was also interesting.

Black Unicorn

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, because that was what I did. I was disappointed though that the right and wrong of it was painted with such broad strokes that it ended up not being much of a question.

It is magical and inspiring, exciting, and well written adventure, with a strong female lead that both boys and girls can relate to. Fantasy and Magic lovers! 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.


Oct 28, N. This book finds Tanaquil still journeying. When I was 15 I read it again as I had found the third book. Then you find out. Tanaquil- The young daughter of a powerful sorceress. Despite a persistent rumour, she was not the daughter of the actor Bernard Lee who played “M” in the James Bond series of films of the s. A creative take on this mythical beast, Lee’s unicorn is hardly the gentle creature the reader expects.

She uses her unmagical talent for mending things to piece together the skeleton, replacing the missing bits with wires and bits of metal, but finally creates a full skeleton – which then, unpredictably, comes to life. Plus, the character is smart, if a little cynical at first.

Tanaquil helps her half-sister build a war machine; a giant mechanical unicorn and aid her quest in world donimation. Ready to read more. This was a good finale to the series, it wrapped up all the the loose ends as effectively as the first but more time was spent on it which made it feel much more meaningful.