There is no better writer now than Charles de Lint at bringing out the magic in contemporary life...The best of the post King fantasists, the one with the clearest vision of the possibilities of magic in a modern setting.
- Orson Scott Card
Charles de Lint is a folksinger as well as a writer and it is this voice we hear...both old and new, lyric, longing, touched by magic.
- Jane Yolen
Mr. de Lint's handling of ancient folklore to weave an entirely new pattern has never, to my knowledge, been equalled.
- Andre Norton
De Lint's touch is deft and clean in a genre choked with tin eared dialogue and warmed over Dunsany and Tolkien. His narrative has the deceptive simplicity and tension of Alan Garner.
- Parke Godwin
He has a unique ability to weave together a seamless pattern of magic and realism.
- Library Journal
You open a de Lint story, and like the interior of a very genial Pandora's box, the atmosphere is suddenly full of deep woods and quaint city streets and a magic that's nowhere near so far removed as Middle Earth.
- James P. Blaylock
One of the most original fantasy writers currently working.
With The Little Country Charles de Lint has escalated from fine writer to writer of classics.
- Gordon R. Dickson
One of the most gifted storytellers writing fantasy today.
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