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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It’s like Bruce Coville kept on getting ideas and found ways to incorporate them that didn’t really fit into the story he started in the first book.

However the aspect of this entry in the series that I liked and which ties in with that quote i think was the way he deepened our understanding of the currents and influences bubbling around in Luster. I’m not really sure. darm

Dark Whispers : Bruce Coville :

But still, the wait was rather cruel. I’m Brigid and when I was 9 years old, I was a unicorn addict.

At Rajiv’s touch, she awakened and was frightened at her extraordinary predicament. But this wasn’t the centaur king wanting to return for some moments before going back to Luster, just to feel his home for a second, I got the impression that the Delver king wanted to return to Earth to live and be there, and do what else exactly, I’m not sure, conquer maybe?

This book stars 12 year old Cara Diana Cofille as she struggles to save the world she has grown to know and love,Luster,the land of the unicorns. Yes, since it’s an old prophecy that nobody except one character had he The last time I read the second book was about a decade ago, so the finer details escaped me.


One of those thoughts though was this: These books are rich in human ehispers, and I really think that they are eventually going to be recognized as modern fantasy classics alongside books like Lloyd Alexander’s Prydain cycle and Madeleine L’Engle In this volume, Bruce Coville dramatically expands the reach and scope of the Unicorn Chronicles series, while still having continuity with what came before. The only evidence of her being a child is that she cries pretty much all the time.

It moves quickly, which I suppose is critical since time is of the essence. I appreciate Bruce Coville for heading down what we call JK Rowling road and letting a story mature with its original readers.

It is difficult to review without giving away centrally important facts and the developments of the history and interaction of the various creatures involved. The whole story, and in fairness I suppose that is why foville is so much longer then the first two, is an opening out, a widening of the history and myth of Luster. It’s a kid’s book about the journey of a child in a buce world, I mostly don’t care what her parents are doing.

The Unicorn Chronicles

In order to help the unicorns to survive, Cara is sent to find the Valley of the Centaurs to hear a story that may solve the coille behind Beloved’s intimate knowledge with Luster – The Whisperer. Since then, I’ve read hundreds of other books that I’ve loved a lot more.

I didn’t like this one as much as I had enjoyed the other two novels though it should be noted that I have not read the first two in a few years.


And over all of them hang two dreadful questions: I also don’t really care for Cara’s father. Like the other books in the series, I’ve been listening to the Then there’s the book itself; it is on creamy paper with brown ink. Mostly what I find hard to believe is the story of how the villain, a woman ironically named Beloved, became evil.

A number of very adult situations occur that then have no repercussions as he just breezes over them.

Unicorn Chronicles: #3 Dark Whispers : Bruce Coville :

Sure, I suppose he doesn’t have a way to know this, but Earth is not the place it was in the stories of old. Cara Diana Hunter’s search for an ancient story that 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.

I also didn’t like that Finder was killed. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. The idea of the rainbow prison is interesting, but I don’t really care about what’s going on there. Bruce Coville got more and more long-winded as this series went on. Her dad comes back and is understandably concerned when he sees his daughter being impaled by a unicorn. Not much to say. This Axis Mundi is damaged by Beloved’s entry into Luster thus placing the entire world in danger of collapseand is later mended after the Hunters’ defeat.