A collection of stories.
America's greatest living fantasist returns, with the signature elegance
and originality that has earned him comparisons to J. R. R. Tolkien,
Fritz Leiber, and Kurt Vonnegut. Readers seeking magic, wonder, and
mystery need look no further. In these resonant new stories, some
appearing for the first time, you will find bold adventure, sly humor,
and resounding depth.
Return to the extraordinary world of The Last Unicorn, in the thrilling and beautiful, "Two Hearts." Observe the World's Most Annoying Eight-Year-Old bend time, fate, and household chores to his sorcerous will. Learn how Soukyan met the Fox, and why a stolen dream might be more dangerous than an unstoppable assassin. Discover the price of a merman's treasure; match wits with the man who saw right through Sherlock Holmes; redefine feline style with Gordon, the self-made cat.
The Line Between is a captivating blend of traditional and contemporary fantasy, crafted by the field's most remarkable imagination. It is a collection you will return to again and again, and treasure forever.
Peter Soyer Beagle (born 1939) is an American fantasist and author of novels, nonfiction, and screenplays. He is also a talented guitarist and folk singer. He wrote his first novel, urban fantasy A Fine and Private Place (1960), when he was only 19 years old. Travel book I See By My Outfit (1965) is a nonfiction classic. Today he is best known as the author of The Last Unicorn (1968), a modern fantasy classic.
Beagle's work as a screenwriter interrupted his early career direction as a fiction author, but in the 1990s he returned to prose fiction. Beagle's own favourite is a literary fantasy novel The Innkeeper's Song (1993). Four years later Beagle returned to the land that was the novels setting for a collection of short ... (more)