The Young Unicorns Author:Madeleine L'Engle They had been standing around the lamp, looking at Emily holding it in her strong fingers, rubbing it. Certainly none of them, not even Rob, expected to hear a sepulchral voice behind them. — "You called me?" — They swung around. — Standing looking down on them was a tall, powerful figure in long smoky green robes and a pale- blue turban. He repeat... more »ed, "You called me? I am the genie Hythloday, the servant of the lamp."
A bizarre and terrifying plot to rule New York City means extreme danger for the Austin family and their friends, all of whom are targets for corruption- or destruction.
"A highly unusual novel, both frighteningly realistic and highly imaginative, THE YOUNG UNICORNS... maintains Madeleine L'Engle's reputation as one of the finest of the present day authors writing for young people."« less