The Black Unicorn
Publish date: 1999
Pages no: 304
Edition language: English
Series: Magic Kingdom of Landover (#2)
Entertaining read, and a solid follow-up to the start of this series. I think the characters are well developed in this series and am looking forward to the next in this series.
'Magic Kingdom for Sale - Sold!' ended with Ben Holiday in possession of his magic powers of kingliness and how he defeated/banished/subdued the main antagonists towards his rule. There was a lot about the kingdom left unsaid, particularly concerning the people that sold it to him in the first place...
Not sure whether it's just because this is a re-read or whether it was this obvious the first time, but I wasn't too impressed with the twist.
Let's start with this bit of advice for aspiring authors - if you're going to borrow several concepts without much change from someone else's story, don't namedrop that other book unless you're doing a parody of some sort. There's a couple reasons for that. First being it just looks sort of lazy o...
I really liked this book,and thought it was as good if not better than Magic Kingdom For Sale-Sold.More story-lines going on at the same time and just a touch of intrigue.