Peter S. Beagle

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Peter Soyer Beagle (born April 20, 1939) is an American novelist and screenwriter, especially of fantasy fiction. His best-known work is The Last Unicorn (1968), a fantasy novel he wrote in his twenties, which Locus subscribers voted the number five "All-Time Best Fantasy Novel" in 1987. During the last twenty-five years he has won several literary awards, including a World Fantasy Award for Life Achievement in 2011. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Peter S. Beagle has received more than 247,242 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Peter S. Beagle is the 4,643rd most popular writer (down from 4,069th in 2019), the 7,086th most popular biography from United States (down from 5,972nd in 2019) and the 575th most popular American Writer.

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  • 250k

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  • 57.67

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 19

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.03

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  • 3.12

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among writers, Peter S. Beagle ranks 4,643 out of 5,794Before him are Zofka Kveder, Robert Hughes, Olivia Manning, Jerry Falwell, Edward Wilmot Blyden, and Kalhana. After him are Liam O'Flaherty, George Borrow, Carlo Porta, Susan Blackmore, Charlotte Casiraghi, and Enrique Gaspar y Rimbau.

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Among people born in 1939, Peter S. Beagle ranks 370Before him are Artur Chilingarov, George M. Whitesides, Larry Linville, Cleve Moler, John Hopcroft, and Björn Engholm. After him are Ole Ellefsæter, Yaakov Neeman, Stuart Kauffman, Mohammad-Reza Shafiei Kadkani, Feroz Khan, and Barbara Hammer.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Peter S. Beagle ranks 7,086 out of 15,968Before him are Pat McCormick (1930), Veronica Hart (1956), Jerry Falwell (1933), Tony Gilroy (1956), Michael Brandon (1945), and Michael Hardt (1960). After him are Parker Posey (1968), Brad Fiedel (1951), Sam Webb (1945), James Cotton (1935), Billy Cunningham (1943), and Randy Meisner (1946).

Among WRITERS In United States

Among writers born in United States, Peter S. Beagle ranks 575Before him are Meg Cabot (1967), Kathy Acker (1947), Amy Tan (1952), Sara Paretsky (1947), Earl Derr Biggers (1884), and Jerry Falwell (1933). After him are Fred Saberhagen (1930), Gay Talese (1932), Ted Chiang (1967), Charles Portis (1933), Michael Lewis (1960), and Lorraine Hansberry (1930).