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... Continue Reading →
No, there's no such thing as overthinking Tolkien! But if there were, the Armchair Corporal blog might have just done it with Gandalf's plan to enter Mordor. I like it!