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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Coville from writing the third book in this series.

The Unicorn Chronicles

Because this realm is sometimes used as a place of exiles, it is called the Rainbow Prison. I also don’t really care for Cara’s father. Other books in the series.

Although the book is told in third person, the view brice change — almost every chapter. Bruce Coville got more and more long-winded as this series went wispers. It was very good, and not at all slow! It was one of my favorite series when I was younger, but this book and the fourth book weren’t out then. Whereas I am sitting there horrified at what I just read, the characters are like “Well that was sucky for you.

It seemed a bit dark in comparison.

I appreciate Bruce Coville covillle heading down what we call JK Rowling road and letting a story mature with its original readers. He obviously has a lot of ideas and trying to get them all down in a young adult or even children’s medium perhaps wasn’t the best choice.

As a protagonist, Cara has never had much personality, and I’ve always been more This is the third book in The Unicorn Chroniclesand I think it is the strongest book in the series so far.


Coville, Bruce Dark Whispers. Books by Bruce Coville. I placed holds on those books right away and cracked it open as soon as I had the chance! I still liked it, but didn’t love it as much as I loved the first two, back when I was in third grade.

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So basically, you ruined my childhood, Bruce Coville. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

I thought about rereading them before getting to this one, but decided against it. This brcue was longer not that I would complain about the size and it had a distinctly different tone than Into the Land of the Unicorns and Song of the Wanderer.

Beloved was doing fine being the evil hwispers 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.

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. I might have enjoyed it a little bit more, but this story truly is for children. We use cookies to give you the best possible experience.

Beloved’s plans to destroy Luster are coming to fruition, and it will require Cara, her family, her friends, and Luster’s inhabitants themselves, to stop the threat. I hate to say it, but science isn’t even that friendly to our own creatures that we like and are accustomed to, I mean we use rodents to test our freaking shampoo and lipstick.

I didn’t find her as likable bruuce I remember. One of those thoughts though was this: Sep 25, Erin rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: It is this interweaving, and yes i realize i have used that image a good deal, which makes this bruve world so believable.

He’s just a bland father figure going through the motions of loving his daughter. Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of That man can write an evil cliff-hanger too!


At the same time, her father has teamed up with some unusual allies to rescue his wife from an ethereal prison. I just don’t like him.

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Sep 13, Lisa rated it liked it Recommends it for: The whole story, and in fairness I suppose that is why it is so much longer then the first two, is an opening out, a widening of the history and myth of Luster.

I dunno what the delvers think they’d do once there, but none of that would happen, hell, they’d be lucky to just be slaughtered. I’m still trying to decide whether that’s a good thing or not. Anyway, gripes done, this is an excellent entry into the series. It is difficult to review without giving away centrally important facts and the developments of the history and interaction of the various creatures involved.

This is a tale of two quests: Therefore, I can’t tell if the writing has changed, or I have. I read someone here refer to the Squijim as the series’ Jar Jar Binks. The delvers would immediately be killed upon arrival, or worse. And Coville was also able to tie up each chapters action point into a nice little cliff hanger that had me itching to know what was happening. Product details For ages Format Paperback pages Dimensions I just had to know.

It is accessible by means of certain jewels corresponding in color to individual ‘shafts’ of the Prison. Jul 24, Jaina Rose rated it really liked it Shelves: