(Unofficially) Peter S. Beagle

Immortal Unicorn
Hardcover version

Peter S. Beagle's Immortal Unicorn
Edited by Peter S. Beagle and Janet Berliner
(with help from Martin H. Greenberg)
Cover illustrations by Michael Sabanosh
Published by HarperPaperbacks
Hardcover October 1995
Paperback: Volume 1 December 1998; Volume 2 May 1999

Immortal Unicorn
Paperback version
Volume 1

Immortal Unicorn
Paperback version
Volume 2

All the stories listed below are contained in the hardcover version of Immortal Unicorn - the stories were divided up for the paperback editions.

Volume 1




"Taken He Cannot Be"

Will Shetterly

"What the Eye Sees, What the Heart Feels"

Robert Devereaux

The ultimate proof that what we experience has a lasting effect upon us.

"Old One-Antler"

Michael Armstrong

A father and son hunting trip brings them closer together than either would have imagined...

"Stampede of Light"

Marina Fitch

For anyone who's ever been the quiet kid on the playground. I would have gone...

"Gilgamesh Recidivus"

P.D. Cacek

What happens when the irresistable force throws itself off the top of the immovable object?

"Big Dogs, Strange Days"

Edward Bryant

Four strangers meet at a roadhouse, not realizing that their quests will lead them to the same answer...

"The Tenth Worthy"

Susan Shwartz

A post-cataclysmic story set in NYC's Cloisters (home of the Unicorn Tapestries).

"Daughter of the Tao"

Lisa Mason

The Four Fabulous Creatures of the eastern mythos try and deal with the hustle and bustle of San Francisco.

"The Devil on Myrtle Ave."

Eric Lustbader

Life, death, pain, joy, love, hate...this one's got it all.

"Dame à la Licorne"

Judith Tarr


Lucy Taylor

"The Day of Sounding of Josh M'bobwe: A Read-aloud Tale"

Janet Berliner

"The Trouble with Unicorns"

Nancy Willard

"Professor Gottesman and the Indian Rhinoceros"

Peter S. Beagle

Volume 2




"Sea Dreams"

Kevin J. Anderson & Rebecca Moesta

The story of an eerie friendship between two girls, one of whom leads a life of practicality and realism, while the other spends her days in a world of fantasy...or does she?

"Julie's Unicorn"

Peter S. Beagle

"The Same But Different"

Janet Berliner

Wherin we learn that "The Next Big Thing" isn't always the best thing.

"Seven for a Secret"

Charles de Lint

"We've all got stories, a history that sews one piece of who we were to another until you get the reason we're who we are now." That sentence sums it up better than anything I could put down here.

"The Brew"

Karen Joy Fowler

Is the next-door neighbor really hiding a mystery in his basement, or is he just a drunk old man with crazy stories?

"Mirror of Lop Nor"

George Guthridge

Unicorns through the looking glass.

"The Hunt of the Unicorn"

Ellen Kushner

Medieval power struggles threaten a pair of young lovers.

"Winter Requiem"

Michael Marano

Don't move into this neighborhood...

"A Rare Breed"

Elizabeth Ann Scarborough

Unicorns invade a small town in coastal Washington.

"A Plague of Unicorns"

Robert Sheckley

That old truism rears its head: Be careful what you wish for.


Dave Smeds

"A Thief in the Night"

S.P. Somtow


Melanie Tem

"Three Duets for Virgin and Nosehorn"

Tad Williams

"We Blazed"

Dave Wolverton


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