Our search has the following Google-type functionality:
If you use '+' at the start of a word, that word will be present in the search results.
eg. Harry +Potter
Search results will contain 'Potter'.
If you use '-' at the start of a word, that word will be absent in the search results.
eg. Harry -Potter
Search results will not contain 'Potter'.
If you use 'AND' between 2 words, then both those words will be present in the search results.
eg. Harry AND Potter
Search results will contain both 'Harry' and 'Potter'.
NOTE: AND will only work with single words not phrases.
If you use 'OR' between 2 single words, then either or both of those words will be present in the search results.
eg. 'Harry OR Potter'
Search results will contain just 'Harry', or just 'Potter', or both 'Harry' and 'Potter'.
NOTE: OR will only work with single words not phrases.
If you use 'NOT' before a word, that word will be absent in the search results. (This is the same as using the minus symbol).
eg. 'Harry NOT Potter'
Search results will not contain 'Potter'.
NOTE: NOT will only work with single words not phrases.
If you use double quotation marks around words, those words will be present in that order.
eg. "Harry Potter"
Search results will contain 'Harry Potter', but not 'Potter Harry'.
NOTE: "" cannot be combined with AND, OR & NOT searches.
If you use '*' in a word, it performs a wildcard search, as it signifies any number of characters. (Searches cannot start with a wildcard).
Search results will contain words starting with 'Pot' and ending in 'er', such as 'Potter'.
Peter S. Beagle is the best-selling author of The Last Unicorn, which has sold a reported five million copies since its initial publication in 1968. His other novels include A Fine & Private Place, The Innkeeper's Song, and Tamsin. His short fiction has been collected in four volumes by Tachyon Publications, including The Line Between and Sleight of Hand. He has won the Hugo, Nebula, Mythopoeic, and Grand Prix de l'Imaginaire awards and the World Fantasy Award for Lifetime Achievement. Beagle lives in Oakland, CA.
<b>Praise for Peter S. Beagle</b> Peter S. Beagle illuminates with his own particular magic such commonplace matters as ghosts, unicorns, and werewolves. For years a loving readership has consulted him as an expert on those hearts reasons that reason does not know. Ursula K. Le Guin, author of <i>A Wizard of Earthsea</i> [Beagle] has been compared, not unreasonably, with Lewis Carroll and J. R. R. Tolkien, but he stands squarelyand triumphantlyon his own feet. <i>The Saturday Review</i> One of my favorite writers. Madeleine L Engle, author of <i>A Wrinkle in Time</i> The only contemporary to remind one of Tolkien. Booklist Peter S. Beagle is (in no particular order) a wonderful writer, a fine human being, and a bandit prince out to steal readers hearts. Tad Williams, author of <i>The Dragonbone Chair</i> Not only does Peter Beagle make his fantasy worlds come vividly, beautifully alive; he does it for the people who enter them. Poul Anderson, author of <i>The High Crusade</i> Peter S. Beagle is the magician we all apprenticed ourselves to. Lisa Goldstein, author of <i>The Red Magician</i> Peter S. Beagle would be one of the century s great writers in any arena he chose; we readers must feel blessed that Beagle picked fantasy as a homeland. Edward Bryant, author of <i>Cinnabar</i> <b>Praise for <i>Summerlong</i></b> A <i>Kirkus</i> September 2016 Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Historical Fiction Book You Won't Want to MissA <i>Washington Post</i> Best Science Fiction and Fantasy to Read this Month (September)A <i>Verge</i> Most Exciting Science Fiction and Fantasy Books Coming Out (in September) A rare story of summer that feels like the summerlike dreamy intense passions rising and arcing and then spinning away; like beauty underlaid with a tinge of sadness because it is ephemeral. Beagle has captured that seasonal warmth here, beautifully, magically. <i>New York Times</i> [STARRED REVIEW] Beagle s strange and lovely lyric vision. <i>Publishers Weekly</i> Themes of love, loss, nurturing, and adapting are wrapped up in this deliberate and bittersweet tale of what it is to love in your own time, in your own way. <i>Booklist</i> In his first new novel in more than a decade, Beagle creates an intimate drama . . . A beautifully detailed fantasy. <i>Kirkus</i> A quietly glowing and elegantly written revelation of the magic beneath everyday life. <i>Chicago Tribune</i> Beagle uses an ancient myth as a backdrop, creating a brilliant stage to explore the personal dynamic of Abe and Joanna s vibrant yet deteriorating relationship. <i>Washington Post</i> Absolutely beautiful. <i>Pop Culture Beast</i> Peter Beagle's novel <i>Summerlong</i> is a lovely, tantalizing read that moves through a finely-detailed, familiar world into a tale as old and as urgent as language. Patricia A. McKillip, author of <i>Dreams of Distant Shores</i> and <i>Kingfisher</i> A book of magic, wondrous, tragic and unending. Kurt Busiek, author of <i>Astro City</i> and <i>The Avengers</i>