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A corner of the pub, formerly the landlord's sitting-room where the Inklings met. There is a small display of memorabilia . The Inklings was an informal literary discussion group associated with the University of Oxford , England , for nearly two decades between the early 1930s and late 1949.
John Ronald Reuel Tolkien ( January 3 1892 – September 2 1973 ) was an English writer, poet, philologist , and university professor, most famous for his classic high fantasy works. See also: The Hobbit (1937) The Lord of the Rings
To one [C.S. Lewis] who said that myths were lies and therefore worthless, even though 'breathed through silver'. Philomythus to Misomythus
Middle-earth is the fictional universe setting of the majority of author J. R. R. Tolkien 's fantasy writings . The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings take place entirely in Middle-earth, as does much of The Silmarillion and Unfinished Tales .
Now at last they were beginning Chapter One of the Great Story which no one on earth has read: which goes on for ever: in which every chapter is better than the one before. I have at last come to the end of the Faerie Queene : and though I say "at last", I almost wish he had lived to write six books more as he had hoped to do — so much have I enjoyed it. Clive Staples Lewis ( November 29 1898 – November 22 1963 ) was an Irish author , scholar of medieval literature , and Christian apologist . He is best known for his essays on Christianity and for the children's fantasy series The Chronicles of Narnia . [ edit ] Quotes
The Chronicles of Narnia is a series of seven high fantasy novels by C. S. Lewis .
Charles Walter Stansby Williams (20 September 1886 – 15 May 1945) was a British poet, novelist, theologian, literary critic, and member of the Inklings . [ edit ] Biography Williams was born in London in 1886, the only son of Richard and Mary Williams of Islington. He had one sister, Edith, born in 1889.
The Place of the Lion is a fantasy novel written by Charles Williams . The novel was first published in 1931. Platonic archetypes begin to appear throughout England, wreaking havoc and drawing to the surface the spiritual strengths and flaws of individual characters. [ edit ] Critical reception Boucher and McComas described The Place of the Lion as "one of the most daringly conceived and stunningly visualized of all [Williams's] novels.". [ 1 ]
To be trusted is a greater compliment than to be loved. George MacDonald ( December 10 , 1824 – September 18 , 1905 ) was a Scottish author and Christian minister best known for his poetry, fairy tales and fantasy novels. [ edit ] Sourced I firmly believe people have hitherto been a great deal too much taken up about doctrine and far too little about practice. The word doctrine, as used in the Bible, means teaching of duty, not theory.