Books Like The Unicorn Sonata by Peter S. Beagle | Suggested Reading

This Study Guide consists of approximately 11 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of The Unicorn Sonata.
This section contains 166 words
(approx. 1 page at 300 words per page)
Buy The Unicorn Sonata Short Guide

The Unicorn Sonata is not directly linked to any of Beagle's other works, and Beagle has deliberately made it very different from The Last Unicorn. On the other hand, it is part of a remarkable maturation of his art, part of a period in which he has written works of transcendent beauty, such as The Innkeeper's Song (1993; please see separate entry) and Giant Bones (1997; please see separate entry). In particular, The Last Song of Sirit Byar (1997; please see separate entry) works on musical themes, though from a different angle than in The Unicorn Sonata.

Whereas in The Unicorn Sonata the music of a world finds its way into individual human hearts, in The Last Song of Sirit Byar a single man brings music to his world, transforming lives with it. In both The Unicorn Sonata and The Last Song of Sirit Byar, music is presented as a language...

(read more)

This section contains 166 words
(approx. 1 page at 300 words per page)
Buy The Unicorn Sonata Short Guide
Copyrights
Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction and Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults
The Unicorn Sonata from Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction and Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults. ©2005-2006 Thomson Gale, a part of the Thomson Corporation. All rights reserved.
Follow Us on Facebook