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This collection by the fantasy master has literally been over 20 years in the making Each year, Mr. de Lint self-publishes a chapbook for private distribution. He gives copies to his wife, his friends, and colleagues, but does not offer them for sale. (The few times that copies have been auctioned for charitable purposes, they have sold for well over a hundred dollars apie ...more
Paperback, 540 pages
Published October 1st 2003 by Subterranean
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Susan
Apr 10, 2016 Susan rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: hardback, 2006, 2001, 2003, 2002, 2015
Leaves for MaryAnn (poem) RE-READ 5/16/2015

The Three That Came 10/30/2006 RE-READ 5/16/2015
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Nov 22, 2012 Jaimie rated it it was amazing
It's great that MaryAnn talked Charles into publishing this collction because it gives his fans a glimpse of his early work and of the evolution of his writing style. Without this book, many of these stories and poems would remain read by only the receivers of his Christmas chaobooks and his wife, as they often weren't republishd in his normal collections.

As for the contents of the volume, they're prime examples of de Lint's talent, though his poetry is distinctly different from his narrative st
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Jan 28, 2013 Denise rated it really liked it
Always a joy to return to de Lint's world and spend time with the Kelledys, Jilly, Geordie, the Crow girls, and so many others. Also interesting to watch the development of a writer over 25 years of stories.
Shad
Aug 28, 2007 Shad rated it liked it
Recommends it for: those interested in the genesis of some of his other work
Very enjoyable collection of short stories.

It was cool to see where he started with Meran and Cerin (two characters that reoccur in his later works)
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It's fun to see de Lint's evolution from a somewhat crappy young writer to the great talent he is now.
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Charles de Lint is the much beloved author of more than seventy adult, young adult, and children's books. Renowned as one of the trailblazers of the modern fantasy genre, he is the recipient of the World Fantasy, Aurora, Sunburst, and White Pine awards, among others. Modern Library's Top 100 Books of the 20th Century poll, conducted by Random House and voted on by readers, put eight of de Lint's b ...more
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