(urth) Donaldson, Moorcock etc

Dan'l Danehy-Oakes danldo at gmail.com
Mon Aug 8 09:40:39 PDT 2011

Sergei SOLOVIEV  wrote:
> But Tolkien used his knowledge of history, folklore, languages to create
> depth,
> what is most impressive in his "Lord of the Rings" is more than 10000 years
> of
> history subtly influencing the present

If you like that aspect of JRRT, you should definitely check out
Steven Erikson. He is an anthropologist/archaeologist rather than a
linguist, but he uses his own areas of expertise, much as Tolkien did,
to create a huge sense of the abysmal past and how it continues to
influence the story's present.

Dan'l Danehy-Oakes

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