The Rhinoceros Who Quoted Nietzsche and Other Odd Acquaintances

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September 2003



This overview of Peter Beagle's extraordinary career as a fantasist contains seven short stories and three essays as well as a new preface by the author. It also features the original whimsical Chesley Award-winning cover illustration by talented Bay Area artist Michael Dashow. "The Last Unicorn, Beagle's most beloved novel, was an underground bestseller in the late 1960s and 1970s. This collection includes two of Beagle's popular unicorn stories, "Professor Gottesman and the Indian Rhinoceros" and "Julei's Unicorn," as well as "Lila the Werewolf," which is anthologized in the "Oxford Book of Fantasy, and a tribute to J. R. R. Tolkien, "The Naga."


Peter S. Beagle is the best-selling author of "The Last Unicorn," which has sold a reported five million copies since its initial publication in 1968. His other novels include "A Fine & Private Place," "The Innkeeper's Song," and "Tamsin." His short fiction has been collected in four volumes by Tachyon Publications, including "The Rhinoceros Who Quoted Nietzsche," "The Line Between," "We Never Talk About My Brother," and "Sleight of Hand." He has won the Hugo, Nebula, Mythopoeic, and Grand Prix de l'Imaginaire awards and the World Fantasy Award for Lifetime Achievement.


"This collection proves just how essential Beagle is to modern fantasy. Without Beagle's early example we'd have no Blaylock or Powers. . . . A story like 'The Naga' is worthy of inclusion in the Arabian Nights." --"Isaac Asimov's Science Fiction Magazine"
EAN: 9781892391094
ISBN: 1892391090
Untertitel: Third Edition, . Sprache: Englisch.
Erscheinungsdatum: September 2003
Seitenanzahl: 186 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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