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Charles de Lint

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Charles de Lint

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Full Name: Charles Henri Diederick Hoefsmit de Lint
Born: December 22, 1951
Bussum, North Holland, Netherlands
Occupation: Writer, Musician
Nationality: Canadian


Born in Holland in 1951, Charles de Lint grew up in Canada, with a few years off in Turkey, Lebanon, and Switzerland.

Although his first novel was 1984's The Riddle of the Wren, it was with Moonheart, published later that same year, that de Lint made his mark, and established him at the forefront of "urban fantasy," modern fantasy storytelling set on contemporary city streets. Moonheart was set in and around "Newford," an imaginary modern North American city, and many of de Lint's subsequent novels have been set in Newford as well, with a growing cast of characters who weave their way in and out of the stories. The Newford novels include Spirit Walk, Memory and Dream, Trader, Someplace To Be Flying, Forests of the Heart, The Onion Girl, and Spirits in the Wires. In addition, de Lint has published several collections of Newford short stories, including Moonlight and Vines, for which he won the World Fantasy Award. Among de Lint's many other novels are Mulengro, Jack the Giant-Killer, and The Little Country.

Married since 1980 to his fellow musician MaryAnn Harris, Charles de Lint lives in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

Works in the WWEnd Database

 Non Series Works


 Jack the Giant-Killer

 0. (1999)
 1. (1987)
 2. (1990)


 1. (1993)
 2. (1990)
 3. (1994)
 4. (1995)
 5. (1997)
 6. (1998)
 7. (1999)
 8. (2000)
 9. (2001)
 10. (2002)
 11. (2003)
 12. (2004)
 13. (2004)
 14. (2006)
 15. (2007)
 16. (2009)

 Philip José Farmer's The Dungeon

 3. (1989)
 5. (1990)

 Tansom House

 1. (1984)
 2. (1992)

 Tor Double

 19. (1990)


 1. (2012)
 2. (2013)
 3. (2014)

 Short Fiction


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