Dark Whispers () The Last Hunt (). Author, Bruce Coville. Country, United States. Language, English. Genre, Young adult fantasy novel. The Unicorn Chronicles consists of four young adult fantasy novels by Bruce Coville about the. Review – Dark Whispers by Bruce Coville. Short review: A collection of characters mill about and accomplish not much of anything. And the. Seeking to unravel the secret of the long enmity between unicorns and delvers, Cara travels through an underground world to the court of the centaur king.

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Dreaming About Other Worlds: Review – Dark Whispers by Bruce Coville

The first two novels of this series I read an older printing of this series darl available on the Kindle, unfortunatelyand the third novel, Dark Whisperswas my first contact with the reprints. The other gripe, and I suppose it is a more personal one, is that I am unimpressed by Coville’s creation of other creatures for his imagined world of Luster.

The secondary characters are still more fun, though — I was thrilled to see Cara’s father take on a more prominent role, since I find him fascinating, and Medafil the huffy gryphon is just wonderful. In ten years an author’s style can change a lot.

Nov 09, Janine Shipman rated it really liked it. Other books in this series. Eager to read the final book, and so dadk that I decid Much longer book than the preceding two I’m always afraid to reread books from my childhood, because often I found that I’ve glorified them in my mind and that they’re a lot crappier than I remember.

Since it was aimed at kids I was more forgiving in the review and gave whisperw three stars instead of two. The first book, Into the Land of the Unicornsintroduces Cara as the main character.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. This book stars 12 year old Cara Diana Hunter as she struggles to save the world she has grown brucw know and love,Luster,the land of the unicorns. But she did burst into tears quite often——which I understand, but it did get a little repetitive.


I’ve never been a huge fan of the technique where the author switches POV every other chapter, telling two separate stories about two separate main dari. Cara Diana Hunter’s search for an ancient story wispers may unravel the secret of the long enmity between the unicorns and the delvers, and her father’s journey to free Cara’s mother from the Rainbow Prison. The whole reason the unicorns had the ceremony that created the whisperer was kind of a stretch too. And they all loved him!

Luckily, the price for stealing the magic is time. The ehispers of characters reappear in the third book, and some new are introduced. And so I found myself searching frantically for other unicorn books to fulfill my needs since I could not immediately know how the Unicorn Chronicles would end. Well, it’s a damn good thing I work for the library.

Sep 16, Commodore rated it really liked it. Aug 27, Sabrina Bellesbach rated it really liked it. I want to know about the conflict between the unicorns and Beloved and what Cara’s roll will be. There are also a few short stories set in whispes world of the Unicorn Chronicles. He hooked me with the first two Unicorn Chronicles books and then decided to take a whole decade-long break from publishing them, thus leaving me empty-handed and desperate. So if the unicorns where pure or not the hunter would have still thought unicorns were dangerous and still killed one.

The Unicorn Chronicles

Trivia About Dark Whispers Un Even allowing for my moan about the names of the creatures, the world itself, its life, its pulse is real. Sep 16, Megan rated it it was ok Recommends it for: This is the first time I’ve ever seen brown ink being used in a book and I hope I never come across it again except in the sequel of course: That part kind of bored me and I mostly skimmed it. But for some reason, they both die. The situation is this: Within reason, of course — it’s still written for children, and my rating takes that intended audience into account.

As a result, three adventures run side by side, narrated in intermittent chapters. Articles needing cleanup from October All pages needing cleanup Books needing cleanup Articles lacking sources from July All articles lacking sources. This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers.


It enables us to look at bigotry or oppression or misunderstanding or indeed reconciliation and courage and sacrifice in a different light. It is accessible by means of certain jewels corresponding in color to individual ‘shafts’ of the Prison.

When the unicorn does this, a piece of its horn breaks off and is stuck permanently in Beloved’s heart. Apr 24, Allie rated it really liked it. bryce

Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. He hooked me with the first two Unicorn Chronicles books and then decided to take a whole decade-long break from publishing them, thus leavi Welcome to ULA——Unicorn Lovers Anonymous. Although the book is told in third person, the view sark change — almost every chapter. The characters were a little 2-dimensional as well. But he took too long to publish this third book!

Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. Much longer book than covills preceding two Beloved was doing fine being the evil witch antagonist of the tales now it seems like the author couldn’t just let the unicorns be victims, but had to give them some kind of fault too.

Not a huge one, but sizable for a children’s book not authored by Roald Dahl. I’m fully tempted to brucee back and reread this book again as I said there are many things going on in this book. I really enjoy the language from Squijum and Medafil. The Wanderer being covlle has brought the attention to the unicorns that Beloved has stolen one of the five magical amulets that allow for travel into Luster.

Well, I can say that as far as juvenile fiction goes these are very good. I might read the fourth book just to find out how it ends; this one ended on a cliffhanger, as the other two did.