image An interesting little article over on io9 about the influence of Tolkien on English novelist David Mitchell. Mitchell also describes Tolkien as “the ultimate world builder”.

Cloud Atlas and The Bone Clocks both prove that author David Mitchell has an incredible knack for world-building. So it’s probably not a huge surprise that he was obsessed with Tolkien as a child, to the point of drawing his own maps of Middle-earth. Continue reading “Cloud Atlas author grew up drawing Tolkien maps”