Quotable Charles de Lint

“Sometimes Dick would remember a time when he hadn’t been able to read. All he could do then was riffle the pages and try to smell the stories out of them. But now, oh now, he was a magician too, for he could unearth the hidden enchantment in the books any time he wanted to.”

– Charles de Lint

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I'm a book review blogger and Fantasy writer. I have published three novels, The Wanderers; The Storyteller and Her Sisters; and The People the Fairies Forget. All can be found on Amazon as an ebook and paperback. In my day job, I'm the Marketing Specialist for Yolo Hospice. Find me on Twitter (@MarvelousTales) and GoodReads (MarvelousTales).
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One Response to Quotable Charles de Lint

  1. dianem57 says:

    That’s such an evocative quote! I can imagine a little child trying to “smell the stories” out of books, and then learning to read and suddenly having the “magic” to get the stories out of the pages. Beautiful!

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