Peter S. Beagle
Peter Soyer Beagle ( born April 20, 1939 in Manhattan, New York) is an American writer of fantasy books. Beagle has also written screenplays and has performed as a singer-songwriter and cabaret singer.
The former dishwasher and coffee house singer Beagle became famous with the fantasy classic The Last Unicorn ( Original title: The Last Unicorn 1968). In 2005 he wrote the sequel Two Hearts (English title: Two Hearts, 2009). Other stories by Beagle revolve around animals or mythical creatures such as the sonata of the Unicorn ( The Unicorn sonata 1996), and The Indian Rhinoceros (The rhinoceros who quoted Nietzsche 1997). He wrote the screenplay for the animated film The Last Unicorn, which became a blockbuster. He also wrote the screenplay for the animated version of The Lord of the Rings, which was unsuccessful, however.
- Locus Award in the category: Best Fantasy Novel (1994 ) - The Innkeeper's Song ( There were three ladies in the afterglow )
- Hugo in the category: Best story (2006) - Two Hearts ( Two Hearts )
- Nebula in the category: Best story (2006) - Two Hearts ( Two Hearts )
- Locus Award in the category: Best story (2010) - By Moonlight
- Hey! Rebeck! . (A Fine and Private Place). 1960 ( Fantasy).
- I See By My Outfit. 1965 ( Biographical travel experiences on the scooter from the east to the west coast of the USA ).
- The Last Unicorn. ( The Last Unicorn ). 1968 ( Fantasy).
- The California Feeling: A Personal View. ( Biographical impressions ).
- Leila the werewolf. ( Purple, the Werewolf ). 1974 ( Fantasy).
- American Denim: A New Folk Art 1975 ( nonfiction about denim clothing).
- The Lady and Her Tiger. 1976 ( non-fiction, together with Pat Derby).
- The people of the skies. ( The Folk of the Air ). 1977 ( Fantasy).
- Come, Lady Death. 1977 ( fantasy, horror ).
- The Garden of Earthly Delights. 1982 ( art criticism about Hieronymus Bosch).
- There were three ladies in the afterglow. (The Innkeeper's Song) 1993 ( Fantasy).
- In the Presence of the Elephants. 1995 ( non-fiction, together with Pat Derby).
- The Sonata of the Unicorn. ( The Unicorn Sonata ). 1996 ( Fantasy).
- The Wizard of Karakosk. ( Giant Bones ). 1997 ( six fantasy stories from the world of The Innkeeper's Song).
- The Indian Rhinoceros. (The Rhinoceros Who Quoted Nietzsche and Other Odd Acquaintances ). 1997 ( stories and essays ).
- The magic house. ( Tamsin ). 1999 ( Fantasy).
- A Dance for Emilia. 2000 ( Fantasy).
- Two hearts. , 2006. ( Two Hearts)
- Sleight of Hand. 2011 (short story collection ).