a writer of fantasy n. 1
Wilde, a chartered fantasist.
The return of that singular realist, that incalculable fantasist, Thomas P. Kelley…brings gladness to my heart. Never had I been so completely captured by any story as this.
An unfinished posthumous novel by the late great fantasist, A. Merritt.
Introductory note: let me begin by expressing my thanks to the executors of the Arthur Wright Beemis estate for choosing me to complete his unfinished stories, of which this is to be the first. Like so many others I have long been an admirer of the books of the venerable fantasist.
Tolkien’s friend and fellow fantasist, C. S. Lewis, compared the work to that of Ariosto.
Father Gerrano went upstairs to spend a few hours with the latest novel by James Blaylock, the fantasist whom Brendan, too, found interesting, but whose colorful tales of bizarre fantasy creatures and even more bizarre human beings were too imaginative for a hard-nosed realist like Father Wycazik.
This single novel marks McDonald as a significant fantasist.
He might easily surpass John Collier, Donald Barthelme, Ray Bradbury or even Kurt Vonnegut as a mainstream fantasist of classic stature.
in the Glasgow Herald
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