Tolkien’s birthday (belated)

My favorite author — the father of the 20th century fantasy genre, whose creation of Middle-Earth is still unequaled and unlikely to ever be surpassed — was born January 3, 1892, in Bloemfontein, South Africa.

From Morgan at Castalia House:


Tolkien’s fantasy world-building has yet to be equaled. Publishers are still trying to catch that lightning in a bottle.

So, tonight, have an excellent meal and hoist a beverage to the Professor who fought in the trenches in World War I. Think about desperate acts of courage in the face of overwhelming evil.

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