Jack, the giant-killer

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Berkley Pub. Group, 1987 - Fiction - 202 pages
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Review: Jack, the Giant Killer (Jack of Kinrowan #1)

User Review  - Megan - Goodreads

I bought this without realizing that I'd already read it in Jack of Kinrowan about ten years ago. Still super good. Read full review

Review: Jack, the Giant Killer (Jack of Kinrowan #1)

User Review  - Kirk Macleod - Goodreads

I think I'm just on a roll with my Charles de Lint reading right now. Last month I read Yarrow and absolutely loved it - the merging of high fantasy (completely new world) and magic realism (wherein ... Read full review

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About the author (1987)

Charles de Lint, an extraordinarily prolific writer of fantasy works, was born in the Netherlands in 1951. Due to his father's work as a surveyor, the family lived in many different places, including Canada, Turkey, and Lebanon. De Lint was influenced by many writers in the areas of mythology, folklore, and science fiction. De Lint originally wanted to play Celtic music. He only began to write seriously to provide an artist friend with stories to illustrate. The combination of the success of his work, The Fane of the Grey Rose (which he later developed into the novel The Harp of the Grey Rose), the loss of his job in a record store, and the support of his wife, Mary Ann, helped encourage de Lint to pursue writing fulltime. After selling three novels in one year, his career soared and he has become a most successful fantasy writer. De Lint's works include novels, novellas, short stories, chapbooks, and verse. He also publishes under the pseudonyms Wendelessen, Henri Cuiscard, and Jan Penalurick.

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