Quotes about Peter

Children’s Books

“One of the real masters of children’s literature.”  Philip Pullman

“Peter Dickinson is a national treasure.”  The Guardian

Unfailingly erudite and inventive, he possesses an intriguing and unpredictable imagination.” Independent

Adult Novels

“He is the true original, a superb writer who revitalises the traditions of the mystery genre . . . incapable of writing a trite or inelegant sentence . . . a master.”  P.D.James

“The Tolkien of the crime novel.”  H.R.F.Keating

“He sets new standards in the mystery field that will be hard to live up to.”  Ruth Rendell

“He has an eye and a mind and a voice like no other.”  Donald E. Westlake

A stylist of subtle brilliance”  New York Times

“I think Peter Dickinson is hands down the best stylist as a writer and the most interesting storyteller in my genre.” Sara Paretsky