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Professor Gottesman and the Indian Rhinoceros Summary
Peter S. Beagle

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Professor Gottesman and the Indian Rhinoceros Summary

In his introduction to Immortal Unicorn: Volume One, Beagle cites a passage from the Renaissance explorer Marco Polo that likely inspired "Professor Gottesman and the Indian Rhinoceros": .. . and great numbers of unicorns, hardly smaller than an elephant in size. Their hair is like that of a buffalo, and their feet like those of an elephant. In the middle of their forehead is a very large black horn. Their head is like that of a wild boar, and is always carried bent to the ground. They delight in living in mire and mud. It is a hideous beast to look at, and in no way like what we think and say in our countries, namely a beast that lets itself be taken in the lap of a virgin. Indeed, I assure you that it is altogether different from what we fancied.

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The Professor Gottesman and the Indian Rhinoceros Study Pack contains about 11 pages of study material in 2 products, including:

Professor Gottesman and the Indian Rhinoceros Short Guide

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