"One of the finest writers working today."
"John Crowley is a virtuoso of metaphor, a peerless recreator of living moments, of small daily sublimities."
–New York Times Book Review
"Crowley has enough imagination for ten ordinary writers."
"A writer of unmistakable humanity and unparalleled style."
"Like a magus, John Crowley shares his secrets generously, allowing us to believe that his book is revealing the true and glorious nature of the world, and the reader's own place within it."