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Charles de Lint: Some thoughts on his fiction

I’m not sure which of Charles de Lint’s books I read first, or that it matters — probably not. What matters is that I’ve been reading his fiction for quite a while now, and with one or two exceptions, I’ve … Continue reading

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Charles de Lint’s Dreams Underfoot

Charles de Lint’s Dreams Underfoot is another collection of Newford stories, rather different in feel than those in The Ivory and the Horn. While that collection leaned more toward the “ghost stories” category, this one is much more inclined toward … Continue reading

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Charles de Lint’s Widdershins

I have been calling what Charles de Lint writes “urban fantasy.” He calls it “mythic fiction,” and I think he’s right. In fact, that may be a term that encompasses not only de Lint, but Neil Gaiman, John C. Wright, … Continue reading

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