Charles de Lint





Charles de Lint

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Charles de Lint (born December 22, 1951) is a World Fantasy Award winning author. In 1974 he met MaryAnn Harris, and married her in 1980.

Along with writers like Terri Windling and John Crowley, de Lint popularized in the 1980s the genre of urban fantasy, most notably through the Borderland series of books. His fantasy fiction is described under the fantasy sub-genres Urban Fantasy, contemporary Magical Realism, and Mythic Fiction .

De Lint writes novels, novellas, short stories, poetry, and lyrics. His most famous works include: The Newford series of books (Dreams Underfoot, Widdershins, The Blue Girl, The Onion Girl, Moonlight and Vines, Someplace to be Flying etc.), as well as Moonheart, The Mystery of Grace, The Painted Boy and A Circl...more


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We’ve just launched yet another of my older novels as a Triskell Press e-book. Here’s the link on Amazon. I’m grateful to MaryAnn and volunteer proofreaders for helping out! MaryAnn did the cover as well.
http://www.amazon.com/Jack-Giant-Killer-Kinrowan-Book-ebook/dp/B00JQ12PA2


Smashwords link for all other formats:https://www.smashwords.com/profile/view/cdelint

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“Remember the quiet wonders. The world has more need of them than it has for warriors.”
Charles de Lint, Moonheart

“I want to be magic. I want to touch the heart of the world and make it smile. I want to be a friend of elves and live in a tree. Or under a hill. I want to marry a moonbeam and hear the stars sing. I don't want to pretend at magic anymore. I want to be magic.”
Charles de Lint

“I do believe in an everyday sort of magic -- the inexplicable connectedness we sometimes experience with places, people, works of art and the like; the eerie appropriateness of moments of synchronicity; the whispered voice, the hidden presence, when we think we're alone.”
Charles de Lint

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