Sign of the Unicorn Book Summary and Study Guide

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This is *the* book of the series of five. Much of the action is intense and characters reveal more here.
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War and treachery has come to Amber. King Eric is dead, but Corwin is distrusted by his siblings and yet must protect the throne. Little is as it seems--as everyone has some reason to be less than helpful to Corwin. Corwin begins to find his obsession with the throne is a two-edged sword that may cost him his life, as it has his brother's.

And the Chaosians are pressing their invasion.

Will the royal family survive or perish?
The review of this Book prepared by Arref Mak

Corwin has to find out what thins are threatening his city, Amber. He does this by setting a meeting with his whole famliy, or what is left of them.
The review of this Book prepared by Stefanie Pontolaeng

This is a "bridge" story; not too much happens here, as Corwin, now King of Amber, slowly starts to unravel the mystery of who knocked off Caine.
While there isn't much of a resolution, it does have some good twists and turns.
The review of this Book prepared by Steve

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Plot & Themes

Spying & Investigations    -   Yes What is main char. doing?    -   deposing an evil leader    -   unraveling a conspiracy Political power play    -   Yes Political plotlets    -   preventing/managing clash/war between govts/kingdoms Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   Prince/Nobleman/King Age:    -   long lived adults If magical mental powers:    -   teleportation


A substantial portion of this book takes place on a non-Earth planetary body:    -   humans in a primitive/fantasy society Planet outside solar system?    -   Yes

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   moderately detailed references to deaths

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