The Very Best of Charles de Lint
by Charles de Lint
Cover Artist: Charles Vess
Tachyon Publications Paperback ISBN/ITEM#: 9781892391964
Date: 15 May 2010 List Price $15.95 Amazon US / Amazon UK /
Product Description: At turns whimsical, dark, and mystical, this extraordinary collection of retold fairy tales and new, modern myths redefine the boundaries of magic. Compiling favored stories suggested by the author and his fans, this delightful treasury contains the most¬†esteemed and beloved selections that de Lint has to offer. Innovative characters in unexpected places are the key to each plot: playful Crow Girls who sneak into the homes of their sleeping neighbors; a graffiti artist who risks everything to expose a long-standing conspiracy; a half-human girl who must choose between her village and her strange birthright; and an unrepentant trickster who throws one last party to reveal a folkloric tradition.†Showcasing some of the finest offerings within the realms of urban fantasy and magical realism, this essential compendium of timeless tales will charm and inspire.
(Source: Tachyon Publications)