The Literary Horizon: The Dictionary of Imaginary Places, A Guide to Fantasy Literature

I love books about books—I mean, in a sense, every book is about a book in that it is a response to a book, but books about the very nature of fiction just make me all aglow with happiness. Combine that with my interest in the evolution of the modern fantasy genre (and especially how fantasy stood before Tolkien), and you’ve got today’s selections. (Have I ever mentioned I feel like I’m trying to pair a wine with a meal when I’m drawing these posts up? Because I do.)

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