A Dance for Emilia by Peter S. Beagle

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Even lifelong friendships can't outlast death...or can they?

Award-winning author Peter S. Beagle presents a deeply personal story of dreams abandoned and recovered, friends loved and lost, and the strength it takes to let go....

Praise for Peter S. Beagle's novels:

"Peter S. Beagle has both opulence of imagination and mastery of style."-New York Times

"Stunning...Fantasy rarely dances through the imagination in more radiant garb than this." -Publishers Weekly (starred review)

"Peter S. Beagle illuminates with his own particular magic."-Ursula K. LeGuin

"Beagle is the class act of fantasy writing."-Booklist
 

About Peter S. Beagle

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Peter S. Beagle, a World Fantasy Award nominee, is the bestselling author of the fantasy classic The Last Unicorn as well as many other highly acclaimed works. His novels and stories have been translated into sixteen languages worldwide, and his long and fascinating career has covered everything from journalism and stage adaptations to songwriting and performances. He has given readings, lectures, and concerts of his own songs from coast to coast, and has written several screenplays, including Ralph Bakshi's film version of The Lord of the Rings.
 
Published October 1, 2000 by Roc. 87 pages
Genres: Science Fiction & Fantasy, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Jake and Emilia compulsively exchange reminiscences of Sam, and meet regularly to grieve and talk—until Millamant the cat begins to dance.

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Unambitious actor Jake Holtz, who narrates, is introduced to the profound as the spirit of his best friend, dancer Sam Kagan, possesses the body of his female Abyssinian cat, Millamant, two years after Sam's death.

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Beagle Website ISFDB Bibliography SF Site Review: Tamsin SF Site Review: Giant Bones The Last Unicorn Review Peter Beagle's new novella, A Dance For Emilia, is a fine and deeply felt mix of wit and elegy.

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