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Peter S Beagle


(Peter Soyer Beagle)
USA (1939 - )

Peter S. Beagle is the author of numerous books, including A Fine and Private Place, The Last Unicorn, and Tamsin, and the screenplays for the animated versions of The Last Unicorn and The Lord of the Rings. His story "Two Hearts" won the Hugo and Nebula Awards, and he is a multiple winner ofboth the Mythopoeic Fantasy Award and the Locus Award. His classic story "Come Lady Death" first appeared in The Atlantic Monthly and has now been elected to the Fantasy Hall of Fame. He lives in Oakland, California.

Genres: Fantasy, Urban Fantasy
 
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Anthologies containing stories by Peter S Beagle


 
Short stories
Come, Lady Death (1963)
Farrell and Lila the Werewolf (1969)
Lila the Werewolf (1969)
Professor Gottesman and the Indian Rhinoceros (1995)
The Last Song of Sirit Byar (1996)


Awards
Mythopoeic Fantasy Award for Adult Literature Best Book nominee (1987) : The Folk of the Air
Mythopoeic Fantasy Award for Adult Literature Best Book nominee (1994) : The Innkeeper's Song
World Fantasy Best Novel nominee (1994) : The Innkeeper's Song
British Fantasy Society Best Novel nominee (1996) : The Unicorn Sonata
Mythopoeic Fantasy Award for Adult Literature Best Book nominee (1998) : Giant Bones
World Fantasy Best Collection nominee (1998) : Giant Bones
British Fantasy Society Best Collection nominee (1999) : Giant Bones
Mythopoeic Fantasy Award for Adult Literature Best Book winner (2000) : Tamsin
World Fantasy Best Novel nominee (2000) : Tamsin
Mythopoeic Fantasy Award for Adult Literature Best Book nominee (2007) : The Line Between


Peter S Beagle recommends

The Island Under the Earth (1969)
Avram Davidson
"The Island Under the Earth reveals that Avram Davidson is at one of those points of discovery and renewal. He's opened out into pure, funny, stimulating fantasy with something more than mere grace and easiness."
The Vampire Tapestry
The Vampire Tapestry (1980)
Suzy McKee Charnas
"The best vampire book I have ever read."
The Shape-changer's Wife
The Shape-changer's Wife (1995)
Sharon Shinn
"A delight."

Stolen from Gypsies (2000)
Noble Smith
"Noble Smith's wit and inventiveness and the astonishing range of his learning recreates the picaresque novel almost single-handedly... The book is a pure delight..."
The Madagascar Manifesto
The Madagascar Manifesto (2002)
(Madagascar Manifesto)
Janet Berliner and George Guthridge
"[Madagascar] Manifesto should take its place among the very few works of our time that truly deserve the title epic."


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